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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: July 19, 2019

Weekly Wire: July 19, 2019

USBC Updates
Small Airport Mothers' Rooms Act Joint Letter Delivered

The USBC has delivered a joint letter to Representative Carol Miller (WV-3) in support of the Small Airport Mothers' Rooms (SAMR) Act of 2019 (H.R. 3362). The SAMR Act would amend last year's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Weekly Wire: July 13, 2019

Weekly Wire: July 13, 2019

National Breastfeeding Month Resources and Materials
National Breastfeeding Month (NBM) is one month away! The 2019 theme is Support Changes Everything. There are four sub-themes focusing on the following:
Week 1: Empowered Parents & Partners
August 1-7 is also World Breastfeeding Week.

Weekly Wire: June 28, 2019

Weekly Wire: June 28, 2019

USBC Updates
National Breastfeeding Month Theme

The USBC is thrilled to announce that the theme of National Breastfeeding Month 2019 is "Support Changes Everything." There are four sub-themes focusing on the following:

Week 1: Empowered Parents & Partners
Week 2: Investing in our Future