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High quality gender-specific medical services are available to women Veterans.
Preventive health screening and patient information focus on breast and cervical cancer screens,
Breast self exams
Osteoporosis evaluation and treatment
Urinary health evaluations and treatment
VA provides maternity care for enrolled Veterans. Normally this care
is provided through an agreement between VA and an approved maternity
care provider in the community. If you are pregnant or planning a family,
contact us about:
Maternity care before, during, and after delivery
Genetic consultation with a physician when needed
Breastfeeding support and lactation classes
Coverage of newborn up to 7 days after birth
The five most common gynecologic cancers are: Cervical, Ovarian, Uterine, Vaginal, and Vulvar Cancer. The fact sheets below provide additional information.