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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 nine 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 held in late January and early August.

Weekly Wire: September 15, 2018

Weekly Wire: September 15, 2018

USBC Updates
Help Us Meet Our #XOfor20 Goal












USBC is 20 years young! To celebrate, we have launcheed #XOfor20, a capital campaign highlighting the power of collective commitment and reaffirming our dedication to creating a landscape of breastfeeding support across the United States. We ha

Weekly Wire: September 9, 2018

Weekly Wire: September 9, 2018

USBC Updates
Submit News, Actions, and Resources to be Featured in USBC Communication Channels! 
To ensure that the Staying Abreast: Weekly Wire e-Newsletter and USBC social media channels continue to bring relevant and timely news from the field, we invite national, state, and local partners to sub

Weekly Wire: September 2, 2018

Weekly Wire: September 2, 2018

Special Section on Black Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month 
August was National Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding week was August 25-31!

The USBC's National Breastfeeding Month 2018 webpage highlighted four weekly themes:


Week 1: Policy Pulse  Finding Solutions: Small