Both Locations Now Taking Appointments!

Great News! Our Vestavia and Fultondale centers are now open for all services by appointment. Here’s what you need to know to plan your visit.


For Teens: 7 Myths & Facts about Sex

YOUR DECISIONS = YOUR DESTINY May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, and here at the PTC, we support this effort as part of our mission to help you have the best health and the best outcomes in your life.  If you’re between the ages of 15 and 25, this is the decade of your


Abortion Information Checklist

Abortion Information Checklist

Choosing an abortion is a significant decision. Just like any medical procedure, you need accurate, complete information. A lot of women say they didn’t feel like they had all the facts before choosing an abortion procedure. That can cause regrets and bad experiences. If you need detailed information, we’re happy to help. We can answer


New Changes to Center Hours & Operations

Update as of 3/19/2020: We are monitoring the news closely and following guidance from public health officials. We are taking many steps to keep you safe: spacing out appointments, limiting the number of people in the center at one time, and taking extra time to clean and sanitize surfaces between clients. For the time being,


Important Update About Center Hours

Your health and safety is our top priority! In light of the rapidly-changing public health situation, we are monitoring the news closely. Here is our current plan as of 3/16/2020: Temporary Schedule We will remain open to serve you. But to protect you and our staff, we will have shorter hours. Our temporary schedule will


Am I Pregnant?

woman looking worried about early symptoms of pregnancy

Am I Pregnant or Paranoid? Are you having signs and symptoms of early pregnancy, or is it something else? It’s a very common worry for every sexually active woman. Sometimes it’s triggered by an unusual period. Sometime’s it’s because of a birth control problem like a broken condom or missing a birth control pill. Sometimes



I Might Have an STD – Can the PTC Help?

If you’re worried about your sexual health, we’re here to help! Our medical clinic is licensed to test for many different types of STD’s, and we can provide treatment for some infections. Take a look at what we can do for you. Why is STD Testing So Important? If you’re sexually active, there’s always a


What is Earn While You Learn?

EWYL is our family education program to equip moms and dads for healthy relationships and positive parenting. We offer both one-on-one mentoring and group classes. Earn: Whenever you participate in an EWYL activity, you earn incentive points that you can redeem in our Stork’s Nest Closet. (We call them “Mommy Money” and “Daddy Dollars,” or


What Happens at the Front Desk?

The first person you meet when you walk into the PTC is the front-desk receptionist. As you’d expect, a big part of that role is answering the phone and making appointments. But there’s a lot more to it! (Including getting moony over visiting babies.) You should know, our receptionists are volunteers who receive the same