Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

Veterans Crisis Line Badge
My HealtheVet badge
EBenefits Badge

Maternity Information

Woman in Uniform with Baby

Congratulations, you are pregnant! A healthy pregnancy should be the first gift you give your baby.  Although Southern Arizona VA Health Care does not have labor and delivery, our two credentialed OB/GYNs and healthcare team are here to support you throughout your pregnancy. 

Maternity BenefitsMaternity Care Benefits Magazine - Here is a quick guide to all the VA benefits available to you during your pregnancy. Information about choosing a provider, hospital and support for breastfeeding is found here.  Printable Version / Accessible Text Version

Pregnancy A to Z Preg A - Z - This Web site provides information about what you and your family can expect throughout your pregnancy and after the birth of your child. The program includes 3-D animations that help you understand the changes going on inside your body, and how your baby is growing. 

Purple book - The "Pregnancy and Childbirth" book has become known as "The Purple Book" for an obvious Reason.  It is designed primarily as a resource for pregnant women but is also a useful tool for obstetric care provides. It provides quality information that can serve as a reference, guide, journal, and springboard for further dicussion and education.