Babies are born each and every day; therefore, our emergency response and preparedness efforts must account for the presence of infants and young children in disasters. We are seven months into this pandemic. The babies born today were conceived in another time—in what feels almost like another worl
August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week’s theme is Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E).
Emergencies are an inevitable though unfortunate part of life. Organizations must align activities for all three stages of disaster relief: Preparedness, Response, and Resiliency.
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee launched an online action tool titled "Tell Policymakers: Infant Feeding is a Vital Part of Emergency Preparedness & Response." Individuals can use the tool to urge policymakers to take three swift actions to integrate infant and young child feeding into future emerg
Many of us were moved by the Mission Moment shared by USBC Board Member Amy Smolinski at our recent Membership Meeting, which took place on Thursday, June 11. Listen to the recording or read the transcript below.
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee has updated the webpage "Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies, including COVID-19" to include newly released resources on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and breastfeeding. If you have additional resources to add please submit them via USBC's online form