The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding will be released tomorrow, Thursday, January 20, 2011, at a launch event from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST. We are told that the launch event will be webcast live—you can access the webcast link tomorrow morning from the home page. The webcast will also be archived for later viewing. The actual document will also be posted and linked off the Surgeon General’s home page.

USBC’s news release and press kit materials will be posted after midnight at the following link (note that the link will be inactive until then):

The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) is an independent nonprofit coalition of more than 40 nationally influential professional, educational, and governmental organizations. Representing over a million concerned professionals and the families they serve, USBC and its member organizations share a common mission to improve the Nation’s health by working collaboratively to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding. For more information about USBC, visit

United States Breastfeeding Committee
2025 M Street, NW, Suite 800 ♦ Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202/367-1132 ♦ Fax: 202/367-2132

MEDIA: reach Christy Porucznik, spokesperson for La Leche League of Utah, via


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