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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: April 3, 2020

Weekly Wire: April 3, 2020

USBC Updates
Story Tool to Inform Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
The USBC has launched a story collector titled "How is the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Infant Feeding?" The highest priority of the USBC right now is creating a public record of the lived experience of breastfeeding families and

Weekly Wire: March 28, 2020

Weekly Wire: March 28, 2020

USBC Updates
New Story Tool Launched to Inform Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

The USBC has launched a new story collector titled "How is the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Infant Feeding?" USBC's highest priority right now is assessing the lived experience of breastfeeding families and those who su

Weekly Wire: March 20, 2020

Weekly Wire: March 20, 2020

USBC Updates
Action Tool to Respond to Dietary Guidelines Public Comment Opportunity
The USBC has launched an action tool titled "Urge the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to Support Breastfeeding." A new edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is under development, and for the first t