Women's Health Portal

 Pregnancy

Last Updated: April 01, 2021

Becoming and being pregnant in the Army is a respected role, but comes with its own set of unique situations and challenges. This site is designed to address specific questions and provide a collection of resources to meet the unique needs of the pregnant and postpartum Soldier.

Pregnancy as a Soldier

Find answer to frequently asked questions on topics below on the Pregnancy When in the Military (APHC) webpage.

  • Non-permethrin treated uniforms
  • Army G-1 Uniform Policy
  • Deployment Deferral Policy
  • Immunizations and Pregnancy
  • Parental Leave Program
  • Workplace Health

COVID–19  and Pregnancy

You may have many questions related to COVID-19 and pregnancy.  Learn the facts on the COVID-19 and pregnancy (APHC) web page.

Other questions about your health during pregnancy

Many health habits can impact the development and growth of your baby.  These include alcohol consumption, smoking, oral health, physical activity, nutrition, sleep and stress.  Find out more on the Your Health During Pregnancy (APHC) webpage.

Postpartum

Taking good care of yourself and your baby is an essential part of postpartum care.  The Army offers many resources to support your efforts postpartum. Find out more on the Your Health During the Postpartum Period (APHC) webpage.