When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde
Care Connection is a sexual and reproductive health blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.
Welcome to the January Volunteer Newsletter from the Community Engagement team at Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region! To kick off 2020, we're highlighting the many ways you can use your voice this year and giving you a look at future opportunities to get involved.
Even in the middle of the holiday season, Planned Parenthood volunteers are still hard at work talking about our services, collecting signatures for Medicaid Expansion, and more!
Nexplanon is the brand name, but the birth control implant is a tiny rod that's inserted under the skin of your upper arm. It works for years, and once you get it, you don't have to think about it. It can also be removed at any time.
Want to make a difference AND be part of an awesome community? Look no further than volunteering with Planned Parenthood! Check out the awesome things our volunteers did in October 2019.
If you miss pills or start your pack late, the birth control pills may not work as well. The chances of getting pregnancy depend on when and how many pills you missed. Learn more about what to do if you forget to take your birth control pill.
External condoms and internal condoms are barrier methods of birth control. They prevent pregnancy by preventing sperm from entering the vagina and joining the egg. Are condoms the right birth control for you? Here's everything you need to know about this barrier birth control method.
Each month, we will send you updates on our volunteer activities around the St. Louis region and give you a look at future opportunities to get involved. Check out some of the cool things our volunteers did in September!
The Right Time is a six-year, statewide initiative to help Missourians access birth control. Participating health centers like Planned Parenthood seek to empower individuals to take control of their health by improving information about, and removing barriers to, contraception.
Urban Expo, table captain training and more! Find out what Planned Parenthood volunteers were up to this past month!
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