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Who is responsible for making every effort to permit new fathers to take leave in conjunction with the birth of their child?
What type of leave will be charged?
Regular leave
When will baby leave start?
This leave should commence once the child has been born in order to assist the parent(s) in adapting to the demands of parenthood, formalizing legal requirements, establishing a child care program, and other
tasks as required
Who shall maintain a command environment that promotes the education of servicemembers concerning the enduring individual responsibilities of family planning and parenthood?
Who shall counsel a single servicewoman and dual military couples residing in a joint household regarding the availability of government housing especially in high cost areas)?
Who shall ensure that servicemembers are afforded the opportunity to take advantage of available legal assistance for advice regarding their options in establishing paternity? (2-1)
True or false.
Absent a court order or other competent authority, male
servicemembers will not be compelled to have a paternity test. (2-1)
True or false.
Department of the Navy (DON) medical facilities do not pay for
paternity testing. (2-1)
How is paternity testing obtained? (2-1)
At the servicemember's expense
Who shall develop written policies to delineate support
of servicewomen with breastfeeding infants that includes information such as facilities provided and time allotted for breaks? (2-1)
What will the written policies ensure?
That the work environment
supports and respects servicemembers who engage in healthy behaviors such as breast milk expression
True or false.
The policies will prohibit harassment and discrimination of breastfeeding servicewomen? (2-1)
Who shall provide access to educational information from
didactic materials and/or a lactation consultant for breast care, breast feeding education, counseling, and support during the pregnancy, after delivery, and on return to work for servicewomen and their families? (2-2)
What program shall be engaged, as necessary, to ensure that an Occupational Exposures of Reproductive or Developmental Concern Questionnaire has been completed, and that the current industrial hygiene site survey identifies potential environmental and occupational hazards that may impact servicewomen with nursing infants? (2-2)
Navy Occupational and Safety Health Program
True or false.
The Department Head shall ensure legal, financial, religious, and other services are available to assist and encourage all naval servicemembers in making family life decisions that are
supportive of both service obligations and their parental
responsibilities? (2-3)
False, the CO ensures the services are available
Who shall provide pre-conceptual counseling for servicemembers when requested? (2-2)
Health Care Professionals (HCPs)
Who shall assist Fleet and shore Co's and OlCs in their
efforts to support servicewomen with nursing infants? (2-2)
Health Care Professionals (HCPs)
Who are expected to plan a pregnancy and/or adoption in
order to successfully balance the demands of family
responsibilities and military obligations?
Service members
True of false.
The Family Fleet Support Center is required to make arrangements for child care to
cover regular working hours, duty, exercises, and combat
contingency deployment of service members? (2-2)
False, the responsibility is of the service member
Does the responsibilities associated with parenthood apply to to Reserve Component
members on active duty/inactive duty for training upon mobilization? (2-2)
Who are responsible for initiating a formalized family care plan? (2-3)
All single servicemembers and dual military couples with eligible family members
True or false.
A completed family care plan will certify that family members will be cared for during the servicemember's absence? (2-3)
What will the family care plan identify? (2-3)
The designated legal guardian of the eligible family members), as well as logistical, relocation, and financial arangements
Who should the service member contact to develop a family care plan?
Their local Fleet and
Family Service Center (FFSC)
Single, separated or divorced servicemembers with possible
custody issues are advised to consult with _______ when designating caregiver and legal guardians? (2-3)
Their legal assistance office
Who are advised to contact their local Child and Youth
Programs Resource and Referral Office to complete DD 2606, Request for Child Care Record? (2-3)
Service member
What is the name of form DD 2606? (2-3)
Request for Child Care Record
What is the purpose of form DD 2606? (2-3)
To place the newborn child or
soon to be adopted child on the waiting list for childcare or to receive referrals for community based childcare services
True or false.
Service women, after delivery, will participate in an exercise
program, as soon as medically authorized, to prepare for the
physical fitness assessment (PFA? (2-3)
How many months after
being returned to full duty by the HCP will the servicewoman be required to take the PFA and conform to the acceptable
height/weight standard? (2-3)
6 months
True or false.
Additional time may be recommended by the Division Officer and granted, if necessary, due to medical complications? (2-3)
False, the Health Care Provider recommends and grants additional time
Service women who desire to continue breastfeeding upon return to duty will notify __________ at the earliest possible time to allow the command to determine how best to support them as well as to facilitate the prompt evaluation of the workplace
for potential hazards? (2-3)
The Chain of Command
Questions regarding potential workplace hazard issues related to lactating servicewomen should be referred to who? (2-3)
Navy Occupational Health Program personnel to determine whether intervention is necessary
Who will maintain a current list of potential lactation hazards? (2-3)
Who will provide guidance to medical departments on criteria for requesting occupational health consultation and generic lactation hazards?
Who will ensure training is conducted for officer and enlisted accessions that
covers the importance of family planning and responsibilities of parenthood? (2-4)
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC)
Is the importance of family planning and responsibilities of
parenthood included in the General Military Training? (2-4)
Where can general legal advice on adoption be obtained? (2-4)
The local Naval Legal Service
Office (NLSO
Any required legal work to place a child for adoption or to adopt a child must be provided by who? (2-4)
A civilian attorney retained by the servicewoman
True of false.
Pregnant servicewomen intending to place their infant for adoption are eligible
for OCONUS assignment? (2-4)
False, service women are not eligible for OCONUS assignment until delivery and adoption requirements
are completed
The CO can authorize up to how many days of permissive
TEMADD for any servicemember adopting a child? (2-4)
21 days
Can adoption leave be authorized in conjuction with ordinary leave? (2-4)
In the event a dual military
couple adopts a child in a qualifying child adoption, can both members be granted adoption leave? (2-4)
No, only one of the members shall be granted adoption leave
True or false.
A. qualifying adoption is defined as the member
being eligible for reimbursement of qualified adoption expenses? (2-4)
After placement of the infant/child, who shall be exempt from duty away from the home station, i.e.,
TEMADD and/or deployment? (2-4)
One parent only
One parent shall be exempt from duty away from the home station, i.e., TEMADD and/or deployment for up to how long? (2-4)
4 months
How many days will convalescent leave normally be? (2-5)
42 days after discharge from the MTF following any uncomplicated delivery or
cesarean section
Who may recommend extension of convalescent leave beyond the standard 42 days based on medical complications? (2-5)
The attending physician
True or false.
The service woman may terminate such leave early with the approval of the Department Head? (2-5)
False, the service woman may terminate such leave early with the OB HCP's approval
True or false.
COs may grant regular leave following convalescent
leave if appropriate.(2-5)
Who must certify that the patient is not fit for duty, will not need hospital treatment during the contemplated
leave period, and that such leave will not delay the final
disposition of the patient? (2-5)
True or false.
Servicewomen awaiting disciplinary action or separation from the service for medical or administrative reasons may be granted convalescent leave? (2-5)
False, they are not authorized convalescent leave
Whos responsibility is it to report any complications or medical problems that the service woman experiences
during CONLV? (2-5)
The service woman
What does SBS stand for? (2-5)
Shaken Baby Syndrome
What does Shaken Baby Syndrome refer to? (2-5)
Shaken Baby Syndrome SBS) refers to the collection of
signs, symptoms, and physical injuries resulting from violent shaking of an infant or small child
Shaken Baby syndrome a serious form of what? (2-5)
Child abuse
What can increase awareness and decrease the incidence of SBS by providing parents with appropriate strategies to cope with a persistently crying infant by explaining normal phases of growth and development? (2-5)
A hospital-based SBS Prevention Program, targeting
parents just prior to discharge with their newborn baby
Who will collaborate with local FFSC and the Armed Forces Center for Child Protection to implement and monitor an
evidence-based SBS Prevention Program, providing quarterly outreach and incidence statistics for their regions? (2-5)
Medical Treatment Facilities (MTF's)
True or false.
The SBS Prevention Program will provide education about the dangers and consequences of shaking infants; discussion of normal infant development, including colic; suggestions of ways to reduce risks factors associated with child abuse; and information concerning appropriate methods of managing the frustration and
anger that cause someone to shake an infant. (2-5)
What will the SBS program include? (2-6)
Postpartum parental education before newborn discharge, during outpatient processing, and at the time of the first well baby appointment
Who will provide SBS prevention education for new fathers on deployment
before reunification with their new baby and family? (2-6)
Fleet operational HCPs
What does the New Parent Support Home Visitation Program supplement? (2-6)
In-hospital SBS Prevention Programs by reviewing
parents' knowledge of effective and safe parenting techniques
during home visits
Who will visit targeted "at risk" families identified by a voluntary universal screening tool? (2-6)
Home RN or New Parent Support Specialist
True or false.
All single parents and
families with a deployed servicemernber will be offered home visitation services? (2-6)
An exercise program should be gradually resumed __ weeks after an uncomplicated vaginal delivery or cesarean section? (2-6)
6 weeks
Servicewomen who have medical or OB complications should discuss and plan a modified postpartum exercise program under the guidance of who? (2-6)
Their OB HCP
Postpartum servicewomen should gradually increase their individualized exercise program to be able to perform regular mild to moderate exercise in sessions of __ minutes duration, and __ or more times per week. (2-6)
30 minute duration and 3 or more times per week
How long after delivery will Servicewomen will be responsible for participating in
the Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) and Body Composition Assessment (BCA) requirements? (2-6)
6 months after delivery
True or false.
If clinically indicated due to medical complications, sections of the PFA may be waived by the HCP? (2-6)
True or false.
Administrative actions due to Physical Fitness Assessment
failures incurred prior to confirmation of pregnancy will remain in effect during term of pregnancy and aftercare. (2-6)
Administrative actions due to Physical Fitness Assessment
failures include but not limited to what? (2-6)
Withholding of advancement, recommendation for retention, and administrative separation processing
Who shall routinely assess and
screen all pregnant servicewomen and new mothers for signs/symptoms of depression or a history of
depression/psychosis? (2-7)
Medical department staff
How often will the medical dept staff asses and screen pregnant servicewomen and new mothers for signs/symptoms of depression? (2-7)
New obstetric care visit, transfer obstetric care visit, last
trimester of pregnancy, 6 weeks postpartum as well as each of the well-child care visits in the first 6 months of life at a minimum
Medical department staff shall routinely assess and screen all pregnant servicewomen and new mothers for signs/symptoms of depression as per what? (2-7)
DOD/VA Uncomplicated Pregnancy Clinical Practice
Guidelines and American College of Obstetricians and
Postpartum depression or major depression significantly
increases the risk for the servicewoman developing postpartum depression? (2-7)
What tools should be offered to women in the postpartum period as part of a screening program for postpartum depression.? (2-7)
Patient Health Questionnaire Two (PHQ-2) Question Screening during pregnancy and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
The postpartum screening may be done in conjunction with the __ week postpartum visit as well as each well-child care visit in the first __ months of life at a minimum. (2-7)
6 week pospartum and 6 months of life
How should Postpartum depression be managed? (2-7)
In the same way as depression at any other time, but with additional considerations regarding the use of antidepressants while breastfeeding
What does IVF stand for? (2-7)
In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Servicewomen undergoing
infertility treatment with IVF are required to inform who with a letter from their HCP? (2-7)
Their command
What should the letter of the In-Vitro Fertilization include? (2-7)
The duration of the treatment, the potential dates for minor
procedures such as oocyte retrieval and embryo transfer, so that possible duty limitations and TAD may be anticipated
True or false.
During the actual IVF cycles, servicewomen will be exempt from participating in the PFA and BCA to better ensure IVF
success? (2-7)
Women who participate in IVF programs are more likely to ____ weight due to numerous hormone treatments and must ___ physical activity to increase IVF success rates and prevent additional IVF treatments. (2-7)
gain weight and must limit physical activity
True or false.
When IVF treatment results in a successful pregnancy, the provisions of this policy will no longer pertain? (2-7)
False, the provisions of the policy will pertain
If the IVF treatment is unsuccessful, the servicewoman will be expected to participate fully in the PFA and BCA after how many days? (2-7)
30 days
True or false.
It has been determined that live virus vaccines (influenza, measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) , varicella, BCG, smallpox, yellow fever) can be hazardous to an unborn child if
conception occurs within six months of vaccination. (2-8)
False, within 3 months of vaccination
Who can you refer to about immunizations? (2-8)
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) General
Recommendations on Immunization (available at
If live virus vaccine is administered, servicewomen are to be counseled to avoid becoming pregnant for how many months? (2-8)
3 months
Where will the counseling of avoiding to get pregnant, if vaccined within three months, be documented? (2-8)
In the servicewoman's health
True of false.
Breastfeeding does not adversely affect immunization and is not a contraindication for vaccines. (2-8)
Per the CDC and Prevention, neither _____ nor ____ vaccines (including varicella vaccine) administered to a breastfeeding servicewoman
affect the safety of breast-feeding for mothers or infants. (2-8)
Neither inactivated nor live vaccines
_____ (_____) _______ is relatively contraindicated for breastfeeding mothers as it could put an infant in close contact with mother's vaccination site. (2-8)
Vaccinia (smallpox) vaccine
If immunization of the mother or father is essential, the
vaccination site should dressed how? (2-8)
the vaccination site should be dressed and strict hand washing undertaken until healing of the immunization site occurs
True or false.
Breastfeeding offers proven health benefits for
infants only. (2-8)
False, breastfeeding offers proven health benefits for
infants and mothers
True or false.
Providing accommodations for breastfeeding offers tremendous rewards for the DOD and the Navy, in cost
savings for health care, reduced absenteeism, improved morale and servicemember retention. (2-8)
True or false.
Challenges in the workplace
include lack of break time and inadequate facilities for pumping and storing breast milk. (2-8)
Many of these workplace challenges can be reduced how? (2-8)
Challenges can be reduced with a small investment of time and flexibility
Who directs that active and selected reserve component members be physically and mentally fit to carry out their missions and that the emphasis will be placed on the
achievement of the Department of Health and Human Services Healthy People Goals?(2-9)
Department of Defense
Support of servicewomen who continue breastfeeding their infant(s) upon return to duty aligns with ____ policy, ensures the physical and
emotional well-being of servicewomen and their families, reduces
absence from work due to illness, and improves operational readiness. (2-9)
Department of Defense
Per current professional standards, the military
medical community advises pregnant servicewomen to exclusively
breastfeed for the first __ months and encourages them to continue to provide breast milk for the remainder of the __
year? (2-9)
Exclusively breastfeed for the first 6 months and to provide breast milk for the remainder of the first year
Who will collaborate to keep to a minimum the amount of time required for milk expression? (2-9)
Supervisors and breastfeeding servicewomen
The time required for breast milk expression varies and is highly dependent upon what several factors? (2-9)
It includes including the age of the infant, amount of milk produced, pump quality,
distance of the pumping location from the workplace, and proximity to a water source
Information regarding workplace support of breastfeeding is available at what website? (2-9)
Servicewomen who continue to provide breast milk upon return to duty will be, at a minimum, afforded the
availability to have what? (2-9)
A clean, secluded space (not a toilet space) with ready access to a water source for the purpose of pumping
breast milk
True or false.
The number of breaks needed to express breast milk is greatest when the infant is older, then gradually
increases. (2-9)
Fasle, the number of breaks needed to express breast milk
is greatest when the infant is youngest, then gradually
Who must ensure breastfeeding servicewomen are afforded access to cool storage for expressed breast milk. (2-9)
Access to refrigeration is ideal, but not required for
servicewomen who work up to __ hours in any particular day. (2-9)
12 hours
Servicewomen may keep breast milk cool where if refrigeration is not immediately available? (2-9)
In a portable cold
thermal bag
Access to a freezer compartment is necessary if the workday extends beyond how many hours? (2-9)
12 hours
Breast milk should be _______ and ______ so as to avoid contamination by other items located in the vicinity. (2-9)
contained and labeled
How should requests to breastfeed infants during duty hours be handled? (2-10)
On a case-by-case basis
True or false.
Breastfeeding an infant is a reason for granting excessive
time for meals or from work. (2-10)
False. Breastfeeding an infant is not a reason for granting excessive time for meals or from work