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  • Set the time allowance for postpartum fitness testing at 180 days, and extend exemption from deployment to 6 months.
  • Endorse the 1990 Institute of Medicine guidelines for gestational weight gain, and extend the time allowance for attainment of body weight standards to 1 year when satisfactory progress is being made.
  • Redesign surveys to link demographic and personnel information to medical and health information.


The committee's responses to the questions, conclusions, and recommendations from this report are included in Appendix I.

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