August is National Breastfeeding Month and this week’s theme is Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E).
Emergencies are an inevitable though unfortunate part of life. Organizations must align activities for all three stages of disaster relief: Preparedness, Response, and Resiliency.
Many of us were moved by the Mission Moment shared by USBC Board Member Amy Smolinski at our recent Membership Meeting, which took place on Thursday, June 11. Listen to the recording or read the transcript below.
The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee has updated the webpage "Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies, including COVID-19" to include newly released resources on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and breastfeeding. If you have additional resources to add please submit them via USBC's online form
The USBC has published the second edition of "Voices from the Field: COVID-19 & Infant Feeding." The COVID-19 pandemic has created seismic shifts in the infant and young child feeding landscape with dangerous compromises to the initiation and establishment of breastfeeding. The U.S. Breastfeeding Co
The USBC has delivered an organizational sign on letter urging members of Congress to direct $10 million in supplemental funding to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) in the fourth Congressional COVID-19 response package. In resp