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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: May 18, 2019

Weekly Wire: May 18, 2019

USBC Updates
Advocacy Day Policy Briefing Webinar
Join us on Wednesday, June 5, for the Advocacy Day Policy Briefing webinar from 2–3 p.m. ET. This webinar briefing informs Advocacy Day attendees about this year's breastfeeding policy priorities, provides tips and event logistics to maximize the ex

Weekly Wire: May 11, 2019

Weekly Wire: May 11, 2019

Support Moms 365 Days a Year with a Donation to the USBC
Here at the USBC we are dedicated to creating a future in which every family is surrounded by support each and every day. By making a donation to the USBC, you are contributing to powerful and important efforts to increase access to paid famil

House Appropriations Committee Advances FY2020 LHHS Appropriations Bill

House Appropriations Committee Advances FY2020 LHHS Appropriations Bill

The House Appropriations Committee has approved the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and other related agencies, including