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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: May 30, 2020

Weekly Wire: May 30, 2020

USBC Updates
Power Tools Webinar Recording on Law and Policy Interventions to Support Breastfeeding
The USBC has published the recording of the Power Tools webinar session titled "The Role of Law and Policy in Assisting Families to Reach Healthy People's Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Breastfeed

Weekly Wire: May 22, 2020

Weekly Wire: May 22, 2020

Register to Participate in Virtual Identity Caucuses
The USBC will be hosting virtual identity caucuses to support individuals of the same identity to be in community with one another. While prejudice affects everyone, the ways in which we are affected, and thus the work that we have to do to addres

Weekly Wire: May 15, 2020

Weekly Wire: May 15, 2020

USBC Updates
Stories from the Field on COVID-19 and the Infant Feeding Landscape
The USBC has published the second edition of "Voices from the Field: COVID-19 & Infant Feeding." The COVID-19 pandemic has created seismic shifts in the infant and young child feeding landscape with dangerous compromise