Just one more of the many Military and Veterans of issues added to the oh so many just plain ignored or outright denied even exist by the 99%plus served! And especially in these modern times of long multiple deployments into theaters of conflict operations! It's all the fault of the Veterans Administration personal or in this case and before the few who serve join the community of it's the DoD medical care branches, is what those served rally on and led by their, mostly conservative, hired representatives and staffs of!
September 7, 2015 - It's no secret that deployments can be high-stress affairs.
But doctors at the home of the nation's most deployed troops have found the constant cycle of sending service members overseas has a deeper effect on growing families than was previously known.
A study of patients at Fort Bragg's Womack Army Medical Center has shown a correlation between deployments and a higher rate of preterm deliveries and postpartum depression.
Womack hosts roughly 3,000 births each year, an average of more than eight per day.
The study - published in The Internet Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics and in the September issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology - was led by Capt. Christopher Tarney, a doctor of obstetrics and gynecology at Womack.
Tarney said the impetus behind the research came while he was studying at Walter Reed National Medical Center. There, Tarney said he found a number of studies on physical and psychological effects from troops being overseas.
But something was lacking in the research on deployments. read more>>>