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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: April 17, 2021

Weekly Wire: April 17, 2021

USBC Updates
Organizational Action Opportunity: Joint Letter Supporting Federal Funding for Breastfeeding
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee launched a joint letter to Members of Congress in support of federal funding for breastfeeding in the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) appropriations process. The letter

Weekly Wire: April 9, 2021

Weekly Wire: April 9, 2021

Joint Letter Supporting the Right to Pump Milk During the Work Day
Congressional champions are preparing to introduce the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act, a bill that would ensure all workers have the right to break time and a private space to pump breast milk

Weekly Wire: April 2, 2021

Weekly Wire: April 2, 2021

USBC Updates
Calling All Equity Experts!
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee is working to identify a cohort of equity experts to be included in a directory on the USBC website. This new resource will make it easier for individuals and organizations in our network to find the support they need to move

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