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USBC Press Release: Public Buildings Ensure Lactation Spaces for Visitor Use

USBC Press Release: Public Buildings Ensure Lactation Spaces for Visitor Use

The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) celebrates the passage of the Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act. Signed into on Thursday, July 25, the act requires that certain public buildings that contain a public restroom also provide a lactation room, other than a bathroom...

USBC Press Release: Paid Family Leave Ranks Highest on Recent Breastfeeding Policy Priorities Survey

USBC Press Release: Paid Family Leave Ranks Highest on Recent Breastfeeding Policy Priorities Survey

In a recent survey of breastfeeding supporters, “increasing access to paid family leave” ranked the highest among policy priorities identified by members of the First Food field (lactation support professionals, breastfeeding coalition members, and advocates). The United States Breastfeeding Committ

Airports to Ensure Lactation Spaces for Travelers: USBC Applauds Airport Lactation Accommodation Provisions in FAA Reauthorization

Airports to Ensure Lactation Spaces for Travelers: USBC Applauds Airport Lactation Accommodation Provisions in FAA Reauthorization

CHICAGO, Illinois—The United States Breastfeeding Committee celebrates the passage of airport lactation accommodation provisions in the Federal Aviation Reauthorization Act of 2018. Signed by the President on Friday, October 5, the five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration...