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August 21, 2018


Pregnancy Resources

Fetal Growth and Development
This brochure describes stages of fetal development from two to thirty-six weeks.  Photos illustrating this development are provided for weeks two through twenty-four.
This brochure is a directory of names, addresses and telephone numbers of public and private agencies that provide services and financial aid.

What You Should Know About Abortion
This brochure will afford you information on the various methods of abortion commonly used, the medical and potential emotional risks associated with abortion,  and medical risks associated with carrying a baby to term.

According to Idaho Statute 18-609, a patient contemplating abortion has "a right to view an ultrasound image and hear heart tone monitoring" and "she may obtain an ultrasound free of charge". This List includes providers, facilities, and clinics across the state who offer ultrasounds free of charge.* 

Idaho CareLine
A searchable database for pregnancy and child health services is available through the 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine, a free statewide community information and referral service. The comprehensive database contains programs that offer free or low-cost health and human services. Search the online database using 'Get Help' on the left side menu or dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588 to reach a customer service specialist.  Examples of services include:

  • Adoption – Parent/Child Search
  • Adoption Support Groups
  • Children
  • Child Development
  • Immunizations
  • Financial Aid
  • Cash Assistance
  • Child Care Financial Assistance
  • Child Support Services
  • Healthy Connections
  • Housing
  • Food Stamps
  • Taking Care of Your Baby Before It Is Born
  • Establishing Paternity
  • Idaho Safe Haven
  • Pregnancy/Health Services
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pregnancy Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Services
  • Childbirth/ Postpartum
  • Hospitals-Medical Facilities
  • Medical Clinics – Low Cost
  • Postpartum Support Groups

*Information presented on the Free Ultrasound Provider List is provided "as is" without any representations or warranties, expressed or implicit, in compliance with Idaho Statute 18-609 and is for information purposes only. This information is not intended to constitute medical advice or the provision of medical services. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter, you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. The Department of Health and Welfare does not inspect, certify, or endorse any of the providers listed and cannot be held liable for the action(s) of said providers.