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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: August 7, 2020

Weekly Wire: August 7, 2020

USBC Updates
NBCC Reimagined Is Now Live!
USBC released the first free, on-demand webcast session in the NBCC Reimagined series, "Transforming Systems through Law and Policy." The session features two presentations:
-Advancing Health Equity in Breastfeeding Through Transformative State and Local

Weekly Wire: July 31, 2020

Weekly Wire: July 31, 2020

USBC Updates
New Action Tool on Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee launched an online action tool titled "Tell Policymakers: Infant Feeding is a Vital Part of Emergency Preparedness & Response." Individuals can use the tool to urge policymakers to take the

 Weekly Wire: July 24, 2020

Weekly Wire: July 24, 2020

USBC Updates
Invitation for Organizations to Sign Joint Letter Supporting Federal Funding for Breastfeeding
Organizations are invited to join a sign on letter urging members of Congress to direct $13 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hospitals Promoting Breastfeeding program