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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 several 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.

Weekly Wire: September 18, 2020

Weekly Wire: September 18, 2020

USBC Updates
National Breastfeeding Month 2020 Report Out & Thank you!
National Breastfeeding Month 2020 has ended, but our work together continues! All throughout August, individuals and organizations came together to celebrate and take action to support breastfeeding families—and our collective

Weekly Wire: September 10, 2020

Weekly Wire: September 10, 2020

USBC Updates
Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month is Tuesday, September 15, through Thursday, October 15! This observance celebrates the achievements and contributions of Hispanics and Latinos in the United States. The USBC has published a webpage titled "Hispanic Heritage Month" featurin

Weekly Wire: September 4, 2020

Weekly Wire: September 4, 2020

USBC Updates
New NBCC Reimagined Webcast Released
The 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 Communi