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The Senate failed to pass the PUMP Act on Wednesday. That hurts. But it doesn’t mean the fight is over.

The Senate failed to pass the PUMP Act on Wednesday. That hurts. But it doesn’t mean the fight is over.

This week, Senator Merkley called on the Senate to pass the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act (S. 1658) via unanimous consent. Unfortunately, it takes only one objection to keep a bill from passing through unanimous consent and sure enough, there was an objection.

The Four Pillars of Infant Nutrition Security in the United States

The Four Pillars of Infant Nutrition Security in the United States

The critical infant formula shortage demonstrates the value of this work and the need to build a robust infrastructure for infant nutrition security in the U.S. that holds all families in care. This infrastructure includes four pillars: Parents, Programs, Policies, and a Plan for emergencies.

Infant Formula Recall and Shortage: Resources

Infant Formula Recall and Shortage: Resources

Due to a historic recall of some forms of infant formula, there is now a nationwide shortage. As the nation grapples with the immediate and present impact of this emergency, we need to do everything we can to support infant food security, including ensuring access to lactation support, supplies, and