Family Planning Centers

Facilities offering both women and men information about methods for avoiding pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, tests for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, and often dispensing birth control devices, such as condoms and intrauterine devices (IUDs). Abortion services are sometimes provided. Some family planning centers also offer pregnancy care. Services are typically free or low cost, focusing on teens and low-income patients.

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family planning centers American English
family planning center American English
birth control clinics
family planning clinics
centers, family planning American English
family planning centres British English
family planning centre British English
geboorteregelingsklinieken Dutch
geboorteregelingskliniek Dutch
abortusklinieken Dutch
Stimezokliniek Dutch
Stimezoklinieken Dutch
clínicas de control natal Spanish
clínica de control natal Spanish
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Facilities offering both women and men information about methods for avoiding pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, tests for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, and often dispensing birth control devices, such as condoms and intrauterine devices (IUDs). Abortion services are sometimes provided. Some family planning centers also offer pregnancy care. Services are typically free or low cost, focusing on teens and low-income patients.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006668. The J. Paul Getty Trust.