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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...

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