Women's Health Portal

 Basic Health and Wellness for Women

Last Updated: May 04, 2021
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​Breastfeeding and Pregnancy

Breastfeeding has significant benefits for both mother and child. Both Federal and Army policies support breastfeeding among Active Duty Soldiers and civilian employees. MORE

Pregnancy - Scroll through the many resources for pregnant military women as well as dependents and civilians. MORE

Mental and Behavioral Health

COVID-19 has only added to the stressors of military life. Particularly if unrecognized and untreated, behavioral health conditions can lead to medical non-readiness, early discharge from the Army, substance abuse, and suicidal behavior. Find helpful mental health resources here.

Nutrition and Weight Management

The weight loss secret (HINT: reduce your calories!)

It's not just what you eat - but also what you DRINK!

Are supplements safe? External Link

Better SLEEP can improve your health and weight loss efforts - learn how!

Self Care Charts for Women

Keep track of your health with handy charts HERE.

Sexual Health

Responsible sexual health means educating and protecting yourself from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), many of which are quite common in active duty military. A variety of resources about STIs as well as pregnancy-related concerns are HERE.

Violence Prevention

One of four women in the United States experiences violence (emotional and/or physical) from an intimate partner. In addition to resources to address concerns about sexual assault, APHC behavioral health experts provide resources for your concerns about Domestic Violence and Workplace Violence.