Family Planning

Reproductive health care is very important no matter what your age. Most women go to a specialized doctor- a gynecologist- for an annual exam. This is also how you can receive prescriptions for birth control or make sure you are healthy during a pregnancy.

Go to http://fcfhiowa.bowmansystems.com/index.php?option=com_cpx to search for local health care providers. You will want to do a search for these words: 

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Pap Test
  • Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education
  • Women’s Health Centers

There are two agencies in Iowa that provide help for reproductive health care for free or on a sliding scale, which means you pay according to how much money you have.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland serves women and men of all ages in Iowa, Nebraska and nearby states. Today the agency offers a full range of quality reproductive health care services. No one is ever turned away for inability to pay. You may learn more about the program and look up locations here: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/heartland/index.htm

The Family Planning Council of Iowa (FPCI)

A private, non-profit organization formed in 1980 to ensure the availability of reproductive health care to Iowans. You may find out more about FPCI here: http://www.fpcouncil.com/index.php

Family Planning

Reproductive health care is very important no matter what your age. Most women go to a specialized doctor- a gynecologist- for an annual exam. This is also how you can receive prescriptions for birth control or make sure you are healthy during a pregnancy.

Go to http://fcfhiowa.bowmansystems.com/index.php?option=com_cpx to search for local health care providers. You will want to do a search for these words: 

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Pap Test
  • Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education
  • Women’s Health Centers

There are two agencies in Iowa that provide help for reproductive health care for free or on a sliding scale, which means you pay according to how much money you have.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland serves women and men of all ages in Iowa, Nebraska and nearby states. Today the agency offers a full range of quality reproductive health care services. No one is ever turned away for inability to pay. You may learn more about the program and look up locations here: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/heartland/index.htm

The Family Planning Council of Iowa (FPCI)

A private, non-profit organization formed in 1980 to ensure the availability of reproductive health care to Iowans. You may find out more about FPCI here: http://www.fpcouncil.com/index.php