Pregnancy test dispensers coming to Twin Cities bars, colleges

Bar pregnancy tests will soon arrive in Twin Cities bars and universities, according to a St. Paul nonprofit organization. Last month, the first ever pregnancy test dispenser was installed in restroom at a bar in Mankato.
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The director of Healthy Brains for Children tells City Pages that pregnancy test dispensers will be installed in metro area bars and universities. Specific locations should be announced in a month.

The St. Paul nonprofit received a huge response after installing the "first ever" pregnancy test dispenser at a Mankato bar in July.

Healthy Brains for Children's mission is to increase the awareness of the devastation of prenatal exposure to alcohol. The dispensers are part of the organization's "Think Before You Drink Initiative" aimed at preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

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