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State Policy

Are you a state-level policymaker, public health official, or advocate? Are you interested in learning how to help advance contraceptive access where you live? Our toolkit has fact sheets, maps, research articles, videos, and other resources to help you better the reproductive well-being of those who live in your state. 

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In 2022, Title X-supported clinics provided contraceptive care to 6,399 women in New Mexico. The number of women served from 2018-2022 declined by 62.8%.
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In 2022, Title X-supported centers provided contraceptive care to 98,134 women in New Jersey, the first time it has approached such high levels since 2018.
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In 2022, Title X-supported clinics provided contraceptive care to 28,832 women in Minnesota. The number of women served from 2018-2022 declined by 38.9%.
Fact Sheet
Extending postpartum Medicaid coverage to one year is an important step in improving maternal health outcomes—a core component of reproductive well-being.
October 19, 2023
New survey data shows that many question the legality of birth control.
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In 2021, Title X supported clinics provided contraceptive care to 32,162 women in Arkansas. The number of women served from 2018-2021 declined by 29.1%.
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We work to identify and promote state policy options that will increase information about and access to contraception so that more young people have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child. This section contains background information on emerging state policy trends aimed at reducing unplanned pregnancy.

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Are you interested in changes in the national teen birth rate? Do you want to know where your state stands compared to its neighbors? Our national and state data pages summarize data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Guttmacher Institute. 

Check out our resources on federal funding for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education, contraceptive access, and related issues, such as poverty and education.