news from the field
USLCA has published its list of live webinars for the first half of 2020
February 5, 2020
The United States Lactation Consultant Association (USLCA)'s live webinars provides the opportunity to gain valuable education and engage in real-time discussion with the presenter. The webinars are an opportunity to earn CERPs and CNEs at your convenience.
USBC: TENTH NATIONAL BREASTFEEDING CONFERENCE & CONVENING - cALL FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS
January 30, 2020
The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) is calling for presentation proposals on strategic breakthroughs or programs that are helping to turn the tide and eliminate breastfeeding inequities in various communities. The submission deadline is Sunday, February 16 2020. Proposal guidelines and submission information are available here.
Congresswoman Carolyn b. maloney (D-NY) introduces bill to ensure BREASTFEEDING rights for working moms!
January 14, 2020
On January 13, 2020, Congresswoman Maloney introduced the PUMP (providing Urgent Maternal protections) for Nursing Mothers Act, which will close unintentional access and protection gaps in the Break Time for Nursing Mothers Act. The PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act aims to:
- Close the coverage gap.
- Provide employers clarity on when pumping time must be paid and when it may be unpaid.
- Providing remedies for nursing mothers.