What is Family Planning?
There’s a common misconception that family planning is synonymous with contraception. While preventing a pregnancy is one aspect of family planning, the services an Obstetrician/Gynaecologist provides do much more when it comes to your decisions about having children.Whether you’re just starting your family journey or you’re looking for a new birth control option, family planning services with an experienced Obstetrician / Gynecologists’ allow you to receive the care you need with the customized family planning that’s right for you.Family Planning includes guidance on making any lifestyle changes that may promote better chances of a successful conception on the other hand, if you’ve already been trying to conceive without success, Obstetrician/Gynaecologist can help you deal with fertility issues. Some women may want to have another child soon after their first, while others may prefer to space pregnancies apart. Spacing pregnancies can also be a matter of safety/ Maybe your family is complete, or perhaps you don’t want any children. Family planning services include contraception as well as timely planning of pregnancy and solving fertility issues.
Contraceptive methods are
- Oral contraceptive pills
- Injectable contraceptives
- Intrauterine Devices (CuT, Mirena)
- Tubal ligation (permanent method)
- Termination of unplanned pregnancies (medical or surgical).
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