The USBC e-newsletter has been redesigned in preparation for the launch of a new website with a USBC blog this fall. We will continue to publish "Staying Abreast" monthly with news briefs in this format. Longer articles will move to the blog, including the Member and Coalition Spotl
Breastfeeding Works! The Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011
Have you heard about Heather Burgbacher, the Colorado teacher who was fired after requesting lactation accommodations at work?
Collective Impact Organizations
When USBC leaders finalized our new strategic plan in 2009, we discussed the benefits of expressing an organizational vision, not only for our image of a desired future, but also for our role in making that future a reality.
Documenting the Landscape of Breastfeeding Support
Far from a matter of choice, breastfeeding is simply not accessible for many families. Seventy five percent of mothers initiate breastfeeding, but the numbers drop dramatically in the following weeks—the result of mothers facing the barriers
Breastfeeding is Always the First Line of Defense!
This slogan was born at the first meeting of USBC’s Emergency Preparedness Task Force on January 23, 2010. Our hearts were newly filled with images from the devastating earthquake in Haiti, but in fact a group of USBC members had been working