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Title X Family Planning Services

Title X Mission

The Title X Family Planning Program is the only Federal program dedicated solely to the provision of family planning and related preventive health services. The program is designed to provide contraceptive supplies and information to all who want and need them, with priority given to persons from low-income families.

The Title X mission is to assist individuals in determining the number and spacing of their children through the provision of affordable, voluntary family planning services. Title X Family Planning Clinics offer reproductive health services and community education across the state of Iowa.

Services

  • Wellness exams including birth control exams
  • Birth control method supplies
  • Tests and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases
  • Cancer screening: Pap smears, breast exams and prostate exams
  • Infertility exams, counseling and referral
  • Tests for high blood pressure
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Preventative well woman and man visits
  • Minor gynecologic and urologic problem diagnosis and treatment

Health Education 

  • Reproductive life planning
  • Education about the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS
  • Education about the impact of lifestyle choices on reproductive health and outcomes
  • Education about abstinence
  • Education about natural family planning methods
  • Education about the importance of preventive health screenings
  • How to plan a healthy pregnancy (preconception planning)
  • How to talk with parents and others about sexuality
  • How to make responsible sexual decisions