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Iowa introduces legislation to ban abortion

The Iowa House and Senate have introduced a pair of bills that would outlaw nearly all abortion in the state by making it illegal to terminate a pregnancy the moment a fetal heartbeat is detected – before a woman might even know she is pregnant.

Feb. 5, 2018 • Iowa

Iowa DHS family planning report raises concerns

Report shows fewer providers and fewer patients are enrolled in Iowa's Family Planning Program.

Jan. 31, 2018 • Iowa

8,000 Nebraska patients stand to lose access to care

Gov. Ricketts announced he will attempt to cut Planned Parenthood out of Nebraska's Title X program, part of an extreme agenda to dismantle reproductive health care access.

Jan. 8, 2018 • Nebraska

Nebraska "My Body, My Choice" license plates now available

Planned Parenthood's “My Body, My Choice” license plates are now available to the public through the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Dec. 28, 2017 • Nebraska

Planned Parenthood closes after 18 years of care in Quad Cities

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland will officially close their Bettendorf location, a move directly resulting from defunding by extreme Iowa lawmakers.

Dec. 27, 2017 • Iowa

PPHeartland to offer transgender care in Des Moines

As of February 21, 2018, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland will offer transgender care services – including hormone therapy plans – at two metro area locations. Individuals can schedule appointments now by calling 1.877.811.7526.

Dec. 11, 2017 • Iowa

Prestigious Gynecologist Joins Planned Parenthood of the Heartland

Omaha, Neb. – Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is delighted to announce that Dr. Deborah Turner has joined our staff as associate medical director. She will serve as PPHeartland’s primary abortion care provider in Nebraska.
Oct. 10, 2016 • Iowa

PPHeartland health centers in Arkansas, eastern Oklahoma to join Planned Parenthood Great Plains

PPHeartland health centers in Arkansas, eastern Oklahoma to join Planned Parenthood Great Plains
Sept. 9, 2016 • Iowa

Potential Patient Records Breach in Dubuque

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is deeply committed to the privacy and confidentiality our patients have come to expect and reply upon.
July 1, 2016 • Iowa