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Care Connection

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.

Let us introduce you to Tina, one of our volunteers

Tina is always ready to jump in and help in any way. She's helped us with data entry, community outreach, and is willing to take the lead to ensure we have a successful event. 

June 22, 2018

I'm a Man. What's Planned Parenthood Got to Do with Me?

In short, everything. Planned Parenthood provides health care to everyone, including men.

June 19, 2018

Planned Parenthood Republican Advisory Board opposes proposed Title X "gag" rule

“We believe a majority of Republicans will see through this transparent attempt to continue the Trump administration’s assault on science, reason and reproductive health care.”

May 24, 2018

Talking to Your Kids about Sex: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

May is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and parents and caregivers play a major role in teen pregnancy prevention.

May 23, 2018

Trump Has an Abstinence-Only Vision for Federally Funded Family Planning Programs

The program, known as Title X, is the only federal program in the United States dedicated solely to affordable family planning and sexual care.

May 21, 2018

6 things you should include in your annual wellness exam

There's no better time to get your annual wellness exam than during National Women's Health Week. This week is about making your health a priority, and the annual exam is a great place to start.

May 15, 2018

May Volunteer Updates - St. Louis Region

Greetings from St. Louis! We're coming to you with news and information regarding our volunteer activities as well as highlighting ways you can get involved with Planned Parenthood.

May 11, 2018

May Volunteer Updates - Southwest Missouri

Our Southwest Missouri organizers share some news about our great volunteers, upcoming opportunities to get involved, and how Planned Parenthood has been involved with the community.

May 11, 2018

Let us introduce you to Rylea, one of our volunteers

Rylea has volunteered with Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri for a little over two years.

May 7, 2018