• Remains available for worldwide assignment

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Pregnant Marines stationed in Hawaii will not be detached after their 6th month; if overseas, they may be detached at their normal rotation tour date; if assigned to shipboard duty, the Marine will be reassigned at first opportunity and no later than the 20th week of pregnancy

 

Postpartum

 

• Return to duty at 6 weeks

• Return to duty at 6 weeks

• Return to duty at 6 weeks

• Return to duty at 6 weeks (or as soon after delivery as medical officer certifies)

For nursing mothers, the 6-mo weight standards exemption following delivery will begin at the conclusion of the nursing period, but no later than 12 months postdelivery

 

 

• Exempt from weigh-in until 6 months

• Exempt from weigh-in until 6 months

• Exempt from weigh-in until 6 months

• Exempt from weigh-in until 6 months

• Postdelivery maternity leave up to 6 weeks

 

 

• Physical training at own pace for 45 days

• Exempt from fitness testing for 6 months

• Deferment from deployment until 4 months postpartum

• Exempt from fitness testing for 6 months

• Not deployable until 6 months postpartum

 

 

• Exempt from fitness testing for 135 days (FM 21–20, 1992)

• Deferment from deployment until 4 months postpartum

• Exempt from fitness testing for 6 months (AFI 40-502, 1994)

• Deferment from deployment until 4 months postpartum

 

 

 

• Deferment from deployment until 4 months postpartum

• No policy regarding breastfeeding

• Commander may approve up to 18 months deferral

• (MCO 5000.12D, 1995)

 



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