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Pregnancy/Teen Pregnancy

Teen birth rates in Pennsylvania are roughly 16 for every 1,000 teenagers age 15-19, which ranks PA 38th out of all the states. Mothers delivering babies with low birth weights in PA are approximately 8.2 out of every 1,000 deliveries, ranking PA tied for 24th of all states.

Local Resources

  • City of York – Bureau of Health
    The City of York – Bureau of Health’s Maternal Child Health (MCH) Program promotes healthy moms & healthy babies through a variety of services.
  • Family First Health
    Family First Health is a federally qualified health center (FQHC) that is accessible and community-minded. We take a beyond healthy approach that goes outside the confines of the doctor’s office. As an inclusive health care model, we put everyone first. We want happy, healthy patients who can live better lives in better health. We strive to build a healthy community by being the accessible York community health center.
  • Human Life Services
    We offer our clients all the facts they need to make an informed decision. Because of our generous supporters, Human Life Services is also able to provide:free pregnancy testing, free obstetrical ultrasounds, confidential counseling about pregnancy options, prenatal and parenting education, maternity and baby clothes
  • Nurse-Family Partnership
    First-time moms who are pregnant 28 weeks or less, meet income requirements, and live in a service area are eligible for free help from a personal nurse who will come to your home to offer advice, support and a good laugh when you need it most through your pregnancy and until your baby is 2 years old.
  • Planned Parenthood
    Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.
  • Pregnancy & Family Resource Center
    Our counselors will give you the information you need about pregnancy and your options, so you can make decisions that are right for you.
  • Pressley Ridge Teen Pregnancy & Parenting Program
    Since 1832, Pressley Ridge, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, has helped to rebuild communities and families by providing innovative and diverse services for children, adults and families who are facing difficult challenges and complex situations. 
  • Safe Kids Pennsylvania
    To promote the prevention of childhood injuries in Pennsylvania through education, collaboration, and advocacy.
  • Safe Kids York County
    Safe Kids York County is one of more than 600 grassroots coalitions in all of 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico that bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate and protect families.
  • Tender Care Pregnancy Consultation Services
    We seeks to create a safe, non-judgmental environment where individuals can come to discuss their pregnancy related concerns.
  • Women's and Children's Services at UPMC in Central Pa.
    We understand that welcoming a new baby into the world is a special experience.  Whether you're choosing where to give birth, looking for classes to help you prepare for parenthood, or a new mom looking for support, we have caring, expert providers and a host of resources and information to help you navigate welcoming a new baby into the world.
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Adams County
    Adams County, Pennsylvania WIC Programs, WIC Clinics, and Locations
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) York County
    The Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children, also known as WIC, provides supplemental food and nutrition education for pregnant and breastfeeding women, mothers who have given birth within the past six months and children up to 5 years old.
  • York County Cribs for Kids Program
    This program assists families in York who can not afford a safe place for their baby to sleep. The program provides a Pack N Play Crib to them with documentation from the family, and also provides educational materials regarding ‘safe sleeping’ and tips to protect your baby.

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