What does Planned Parenthood do besides abortions?

Planned Parenthood Services

Planned Parenthood provides many health services besides abortion. Some of the services/facilities Planned Parenthood provides include:
  • Screening for cancer
  • Contraceptives
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Vaccinations
  • Affordable health care
  • Advocating for state/federal policies that advance health care
  • Pregnancy options counseling
  • Sexual health education
  • Menopause treatments
  • Adoption referral to other agencies
  • STD testing
  • Vasectomies
  • Tubal litigations

According the 2009 Planned Parenthood fact sheet, the number of services by category are as follows:

  • 35% STD testing/treatment
  • 35% contraception
  • 16% cancer screening/prevention
  • 10% other women's health services
  • 3% abortion services
  • 1% other