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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. 

Fact Sheet
Check out this infographic on the importance of having access to the full range of contraceptive methods.
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.
April 10, 2024
Missouri-based The Right Time initiative released a new poll that shows broad concern about the future of birth control access in the state.
Fact Sheet
An infographic on the state of pharmacist prescribing in the United States.
Fact Sheet
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%.
Fact Sheet
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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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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Check out our resources on federal funding for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education, contraceptive access, and related issues, such as poverty and education.