Organizations are invited to sign on to a joint letter urging Congress to prioritize human milk feeding in the federal budget.
Congress passed and the President signed the Fiscal Year 2021 Omnibus Spending and COVID-19 Relief Package (H.R. 133). Provisions impacting breastfeeding families are included in four of the twelve appropriations bills:
The Senate Appropriations Committee has released all twelve of the fiscal year (FY) 2021 appropriations bills. Provisions impacting breastfeeding families are included in five of these bills.
USBC delivered a joint letter urging members of Congress to direct $13 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hospitals Promoting Breastfeeding program in the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill. This funding level is critic
Support federal funding for breastfeeding with the USBC "Ask Congress to Invest in Breastfeeding Families" action tool! With a few clicks you can contact your members of Congress to urge them to direct $13 million to the Hospitals Promoting Breastfeeding Program and $66.95 million to the CDC's Racia