Nearly half of the 6 million pregnancies in the U.S. each year are unplanned.

Many women don’t have access to the methods of birth control OB-GYNs use themselves.

Upstream is working to expand opportunity by reducing unplanned pregnancy, improving outcomes for parents, children, and society.

Nearly half of the 6 million pregnancies in the U.S. each year are unplanned.

Nearly half of the 6 million pregnancies in the U.S. each year are unplanned.

Upstream is working to expand opportunity by reducing unplanned pregnancy and improving outcomes for parents, children, and society.

Upstream partners with states to provide sustainable training and technical assistance to health centers so that all women have single visit access to the full range of contraceptive options.
We believe all women should have convenient access to the birth control method of their choice.
We train providers of all types so that birth control is available through all doors of the healthcare system.
We work statewide to ensure we reach all women and create sustainable solutions that remain long after our work concludes.
Estimated 15% reduction in unplanned pregnancy in just two years
After the first two years of Upstream's partnership with the state of Delaware, there was a simulated 15 percent decrease in unplanned pregnancies among Title X patients. This is a substantial improvement over the simulated 1.3 percent decrease nationwide during the same period.
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