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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...

USBC Statement on WHA Resolution on Infant and Young Child Feeding

USBC Statement on WHA Resolution on Infant and Young Child Feeding

The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) stands strongly for all families and fights for their health, safety, and well-being. Breastfeeding is the nutritional standard for infant and young child feeding as recognized by scientific and health organizations worldwide. It is critical that....

USBC Statement on Unlawful Separation of Children and Families at the Border

USBC Statement on Unlawful Separation of Children and Families at the Border

The United States Breastfeeding Committee stands strongly for all families and fights for their health, safety, and well-being through policy, systems, and environmental change. The USBC implores the Administration to reverse its "zero tolerance" border control policy to deter families who come to..