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Holiday Travel is Challenging: State and Federal Policies that Support Breastfeeding Make it Better

Holiday Travel is Challenging: State and Federal Policies that Support Breastfeeding Make it Better

Holiday Travel is Challenging: State and Federal Policies that Support Breastfeeding Make it Better

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2019

Chicago, IL – The holiday season is upon us, and for many people, that means they'll be taking a plane to visit family and friends. Airports tend to be crowde

Announcing the new Executive Director of the USBC!

Announcing the new Executive Director of the USBC!

Dear Colleagues,

It is my honor, for my final act as Chair of the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee, to announce the long-awaited outcome of our extensive search for Executive Director: Nikia Sankofa, MPA, MPH, has accepted the position of Executive Director and will be joining the organization on Tuesd

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...