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USBC Public Comments on Paid Family and Medical Leave

USBC Public Comments on Paid Family and Medical Leave

The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of Labor Request for Information (RFI) on Paid Leave. Through the RFI, the Department is gathering information concerning the effectiveness of current state- and employer-provided paid leave programs,

New Release for NBCC Reimagined: Advancing Breastfeeding Agency in the Community

New Release for NBCC Reimagined: Advancing Breastfeeding Agency in the Community

USBC released the fifth free, on-demand webcast session in the NBCC Reimagined series, "Advancing Breastfeeding Agency in the Community."
The session features three presentations:
Advancing Birth Equity Through Leadership Development for Community-Based Birth Workers, presented by: Brenda Reyes, Ja

Celebrating #BBW20: Revive. Restore. Reclaim!

Celebrating #BBW20: Revive. Restore. Reclaim!

Revive. Restore. Reclaim! Those words are a balm. It immediately puts me into the mindset that the power to feed Black babies is, and has always been, in the hands of Black parents, families, and communities. We get to go back and fetch it, grab the history, and take it into the future.