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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: January 17, 2020

Weekly Wire: January 17, 2020

USBC Updates
NBCC 2020 Call for Presentation Proposals and Award Applications Open
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee is pleased to announce that we are now accepting presentation proposals and awards applications for the Tenth National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening (NBCC), to be hosted June 12

Weekly Wire: January 10, 2019

Weekly Wire: January 10, 2019

PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act Action Opportunities and Resources
The Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act (S. 3170) has been introduced in the Senate with bipartisan support. The USBC has released a variety of resources and action opportunities to support this critical

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Close Gaps in Federal Protections for Breastfeeding Employees

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Close Gaps in Federal Protections for Breastfeeding Employees

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Close Gaps in Federal Protections for Breastfeeding Employees

Chicago, IL -- The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) celebrates the introduction of the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act (S. 3170).