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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: December 6, 2018

Weekly Wire: December 6, 2018

National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening Webinar

Join the USBC's National Breastfeeding Conference & Convening (NBCC) team on Tuesday, December 11, from 2-3 p.m. ET for a webinar titled "Everything you need to know about the NBCC." Presented as part of the CDC-USBC Bimonthly Webinar series, pr

Weekly Wire: November 30, 2018

Weekly Wire: November 30, 2018

In this Issue:

USBC Updates

Take Action Before This Congressional Session Ends!
Breastfeeding Policy Priorities Survey
Giving Tuesday Update
Workplace Support Constellation Letter Delivered

Federal News

Infant Mortality Data Brief, summarized from CDC

Member News

Funding Award to Support Ho

Weekly Wire: November 15, 2018

Weekly Wire: November 15, 2018

USBC Updates
Native American Heritage Month Webpage
November is Native American Heritage Month! The USBC has published a webpage titled, "National American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month." The webpage features a compilation of resources, tools, and materials from USBC and the field. Please