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 and rights blog by Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.
You may have heard of a Pap test, and how it’s really important to go to the doctor and get them. But, many people don’t know what a Pap test is or what happens during a Pap test.
Sexually transmitted infections may seem scary, but getting yourself tested doesn’t have to be. Here are some of the most common questions we get about STI testing.
Anyone between the ages of 19 to 26 ought to get the HPV vaccine if they haven't already. Learn more about this and why it's so important to your health.
It normalizes the idea of giving and receiving pleasure not just in sexual activity but in relationships as a whole.
When people think of Planned Parenthood, many tend to think of health care services like birth control and pregnancy testing. Although those services are important , they’re not the only services Planned Parenthood offers.
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.
In short, everything. Planned Parenthood provides health care to everyone, including men.
“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 is Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and parents and caregivers play a major role in teen pregnancy prevention.
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