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Pregnancy and Teen Health (PATH)

Pregnancy and Teen Health program



Pregnancy and Teen Health (PATH) is a free pregnancy support program that helps young women 21 and under with the many decisions that come having a healthy pregnancy.

Our goal is to support and educate through both your pregnancy and your journey as a new parent. We want to ensure that you have the knowledge, resources and skills you need to be a successful parent so you can raise a happy and healthy baby.

Planning for your pregnancy
There are many decisions to make when planning for a healthy pregnancy. Our team of experts can help with your concerns on every topic, including:

  • Accessing medical insurance and/or payment alternatives
  • Scheduling prenatal care visits with doctors or clinics
  • Registering for childbirth classes just for teens
  • Learning about how to have a healthy pregnancy
  • Providing support groups, classes and events
  • Selecting, scheduling and completing regular checkups for your baby with a pediatrician.

Our team
During your first scheduled appointment at Banner Desert Medical Center, you will meet:

  • A teen pregnancy expert who will assist you in enrolling in the PATH program and make sure there are resources in place to help you maintain a healthy pregnancy.
  • Patient Financial Services staff who will assist in enrollment in AHCCCS or other medical insurance/payment plan if you need one.
  • Nurse who will provide a free pregnancy test to verify pregnancy
  • OB doctor who will welcome you to the program, answer your initial questions about pregnancy, and help coordinate your follow-up prenatal visits, blood work and ultrasound.

Call (480) 412-7284 (PATH) today to schedule your free appointment.

  • Location: The Women and Infant Services department at Banner Desert Medical Center
    • 1400 S. Dobson Road
      Mesa, AZ 85202

Questions? Send an email or call (480) 412-5292.

Banner Desert Medical Center
1400 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 412-3000
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