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Developmental counseling statement sample covering Pregnancy

Counseling Sample For:

  • Pregnancy

Possible Key Points To Discuss During Counseling:

  • Preparing a Family Care Packet (if applicable)
  • Profile
  • Physical Fitness
  • Work hours as outlined in profile
  • Uniforms
  • Medications (Does the medications restrict driving or lifting?)
  • Pregnancy discharge (AR 635-200, Chapter 8)
  • Non-Deployable status
  • Housing
  • Convalescent leave
  • Location of delivery and citizenship of child

Possible Plans of Action:

  • Start preparing a family care packet around the 7th month of pregnancy (if applicable)
  • Start doing physical fitness with the installation's Pregnancy Physical Fitness Program group
  • Go through supply to get new uniforms for pregnant soldiers.
  • Check with doctor to get an understanding of the restrictions the medications may have (driving restrictions, lifting...)
  • Plans are to stay in the Army after having the child.
  • Contact housing to get on the housing list.
  • Keep supervisor informed of the changes in the work hours allowed by profile.

Possible Leader Responsibilities:

  • Schedule the soldier for an appointment with the company commander for her initial counseling for her family care packet (if needed).
  • Contact the NCOIC of the Installation's Pregnancy Physical Fitness Program to get her scheduled to start PT with them.
  • Coordinate the workload around the soldier's restricted work hours and other limitations.