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.
Intrauterine devices, or IUDs, are small, t-shaped pieces of plastic that are put into the uterus. Before getting an IUD, it's important to know the most common benefits, risks, side effects and other birth control choices you have.
Just like birth control, there is more than one type of emergency contraception. Although it’s casually referred to as “morning-after pill,” emergency contraception can work beyond the morning after unprotected sex. One of those types is Ella, which is the most effective emergency contraception pill available.
Telehealth is creating a safe and convenient future for health care. People who have used it, like it. Learn how it works at Planned Parenthood and how to make an appointment regardless of insurance or ability to pay.
Planned Parenthood provides sexual and reproductive health care. Our doors are open to everyone. But, what does it mean to get sexual and reproductive health care? What services can people get at Planned Parenthood?
Telehealth is still new for us, and it may be new to you as well. So, we’re answering some of the most common questions we get about telehealth and how it works.
Here are some tips for how to enjoy sex, stay safe and avoid spreading COVID-19.
Sex with your partner may be safe from the coronavirus, but preventing pregnancy may be an issue as stores close and supplies dwindle. Here are a few ways to help you prevent pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri is pleased to announce we are now offering PrEP at all eight of our health centers. PrEP is a medication regimen that prevents HIV by reducing the chances of infection and transmission.
There's plenty to think about at college, but make sure health care is one of them. Here are four things you want to find out about your school's health care as soon as you get to campus.
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