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The USBC e-Newsletter, Staying Abreast, is published in a weekly news brief format, called the Weekly Wire (WW). Past issues are archived below.

Please note: Inclusion of an item in this e-newsletter does NOT imply endorsement or support of such item by the United States Breastfeeding Committee, unless specifically noted.

The WW goes on hiatus several times a year: the weeks of the Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's holidays, the weeks before the Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day holidays, and the weeks of the USBC membership meetings.

 Weekly Wire: September 12, 2019

Weekly Wire: September 12, 2019

USBC Updates
Take Action for Breastfeeding Families
The USBC has launched an updated online action tool titled, "Ask Your Members of Congress to Support Breastfeeding Families." There are currently resolutions in both Houses of Congress to support breastfeeding policies and investments: House Resol

Weekly Wire: September 6, 2019

Weekly Wire: September 6, 2019

USBC Updates
Take Action for Breastfeeding Families!
National Breastfeeding Month has ended, but our work continues! The USBC launched three easy action tools to connect individuals with their Members of Congress and inform them about current policy opportunities that can help create a landscape of

Weekly Wire: August 30, 2019

Weekly Wire: August 30, 2019

National Preparedness Month Resources
September is National Preparedness Month! The USBC has published a webpage titled "Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies." The webpage features key information on breastfeeding and emergencies as well as a compilation of resources, tools, and materials