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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.

What it means to be a Teen Advocate for Sexual Health

One of our TASH participants shares her experience learning how to advocate for sexual health and comprehensive sex education.

May 1, 2018

What You Can Do to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections can be easily treated with the right antibiotics, but there are plenty of things you can do to prevent one from happening in the first place.

Feb. 13, 2018

5 Reproductive Health Checkups to Get in 2018

The new year is the perfect time to take care of your health. These five reproductive health checkups will help ensure your healthy in 2018.

Jan. 2, 2018

Welcome to Our Sexual and Reproductive Health Blog

Our new sexual and reproductive health blog will focus on topical issues, including helpful tips and information on contraception, STI prevention, and other info to help you stay healthy. 

Nov. 16, 2017