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The USBC e-Newsletter, Staying Abreast, is published in a weekly news brief format, called the Weekly Wednesday Wire (WWW). 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 WWW 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 Wednesday Wire: August 16, 2017

Weekly Wednesday Wire: August 16, 2017

Federal News
MMWR Report on Breastfeeding Trends Among WIC Families in New York, from CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) entitled, "Trends in Breastfeeding Among Infants Enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Pr

Weekly Wednesday Wire: Late July/Early August 2017

Weekly Wednesday Wire: Late July/Early August 2017

Due to USBC-hosted events taking place in early August, including the USBC Membership Meeting, National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening, and Advocacy Day of Action, this is a consolidated issue of the Weekly Wednesday Wire. The usual schedule will resume next week. 

USBC Updates
National Breastf

Weekly Wednesday Wire: July 12, 2017

Weekly Wednesday Wire: July 12, 2017

USBC Updates
Coalitions Convening Marketing Opportunities
There's still plenty of time to book Event Marketing Opportunities for the Seventh National Breastfeeding Coalitions Convening. This one-of-a-kind event will kick off National Breastfeeding Month festivities in Arlington, Virginia, on August