Planning Services in Utah
Statewide Resource Guide
Why Family Planning is Important?
Services Available During
a Family Planning Visit
on Natural Family Planning
Planned Parenthood Association
Community Health Centers
Informative list of Phone Numbers
Family Planning is important.....
your future is important, especially when it comes to planning
your family. The Best Start for your
future baby begins right now, before you get pregnant.
There are many things you and your partner can do to give
your baby the best possible start.
to a clinic or health care provider for a physical
exam and counseling.* Go in for this visit at least
three months before you want to become pregnant. Ask
your health care provider about taking vitamins like folic
acid. This is the time to plan ahead and learn about
those things that you will need to know and do, to plan
for your pregnancy and parenthood.
you do not have a health care provider, there are a number
of clinics throughout the state which provide family planning
services. Most services are on a "sliding fee
scale," based upon income and family size. However,
this may differ among agencies. When calling about
clinics please ask about services, costs, and
parental consent for birth control.**
state law, local health department clinics must require
written parental consent to provide birth control services
to unmarried minors under age 18.
control services provided by Planned Parenthood Clinics do not require parental consent.
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Available During a Family Planning Visit Include: