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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: October 12, 2018

Weekly Wire: October 12, 2018

USBC Updates
Story Collector on Utilization of OWH Workplace Resource
The USBC has launched a story collection tool titled, "Help Us Show The Office on Women's Health Why The Supporting Nursing Moms at Work: Employer Solutions Resource Should be Fully Reinstated." The Office on Women's Health has ma

Weekly Wire: October 5, 2018

Weekly Wire: October 5, 2018

USBC Updates
USBC-CDC Bimonthly Coalitions Webinar
Join the USBC, Mom2Mom Global, and Breastfeeding in Combat Boots on Tuesday, October 9, from 2-3 p.m. ET for a webinar titled "Mom2Mom Global and Breastfeeding in Combat Boots: Breastfeeding Support for Active Military Personnel and Families." Mom2M

Weekly Wire: September 29, 2018

Weekly Wire: September 29, 2018

USBC Updates
Hispanic Heritage Month Webpage
September 15-October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month! The USBC has published a webpage titled, "Hispanic Heritage Month Tools & Resources." The webpage features key information on Latinx and breastfeeding as well as a compilation of resources, tools, and ma