Checklist for the menstrual and childbearing years

Teens and women in their 20s and 30s

As a young woman, you’ve got goals and aspirations. You may also have questions and concerns ranging from cramps, heavy periods, STDs, birth control, sex, acne, nutrition, weight, and self-esteem issues to infertility, family planning, prenatal care, high-risk pregnancies, and breastfeeding.

Don’t worry. There is no question off limits when you meet with a Welia Health Women’s Health provider. Each is prepared to guide you, helping you understand all the physical and emotional changes at this stage in your life. There’s no better time to be proactive and prepared.

Ask your provider about the following during your annual exam.

   Complete check-up (every year)
   Family history
   Healthy weight goals
   Nutrition and exercise goals
   Sleep goals
   Resting pulse and blood pressure
Immunization to consider

  • Flu
  • Tetanus-Diptheria-pertussis
  • HPV
  • Meningococcal
  • Hepatitis A

   Non-prescription/OTC drug assessment
   Skin screening
   Tobacco cessation
   Diabetes screening
   Clinical breast exam
   Mental health/depression/anxiety

Review your age-specific preventive care checklist with your provider.

   Pap exam (every 1-5 years based on history and risk factors)
   Pelvic exam
   Menstrual cycles
   STI screening and management
   Pregnancy planning
   Prenatal classes
   Eye exam
   Dental exam and cleaning