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The USBC e-Newsletter, Staying Abreast, is published in a weekly news brief format, called the Weekly Wire (WW). Past issues are archived below.

Please note: Inclusion of an item in this e-newsletter does NOT imply endorsement or support of such item by the United States Breastfeeding Committee, unless specifically noted.

The WW goes on hiatus nine times a year: the weeks of the Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's holidays, the weeks before the Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day holidays, and the weeks of the USBC membership meetings held in late January and early August.

Weekly Wire: April 12, 2019

Weekly Wire: April 12, 2019

USBC Updates
NBCC 2019 is Only Two Months Away!
The National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening is only two months away—register today! USBC's NBCC brings together breastfeeding-focused representatives from across the country: coalition leaders from every U.S. state and territory, representatives

Weekly Wire: April 5, 2019

Weekly Wire: April 5, 2019

USBC Updates
Webinar on Community Partnership and Continuity of Care
Join USBC and the Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition on Tuesday, April 9, from 2-3 p.m. ET for the next installment of the CDC-USBC Bimonthly Webinar series, "Idaho Breastfeeding Coalition Facilitates Hospital and WIC Community Partner

Weekly Wire: March 28, 2019

Weekly Wire: March 28, 2019

USBC Updates
Invitation to Join Sign On Letter in Support of Federal Appropriations for Breastfeeding: Deadline March 29
USBC has launched a joint letter urging that at least $13 million be directed in Fiscal Year 2020 for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Hospital & Continuity of Care