Family Planning, Vasectomy, Birth Control2022-01-13T20:23:09-07:00
Family Planning, Vasectomy, Birth Control
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FAMILY PLANNING, VASECTOMY, BIRTH CONTROL – QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
What is family planning?
Family planning is a system used to regulate the number and spacing of children in a family through the
practice of contraception or other methods of birth control.
Q: What services are included in family planning?
Contraceptive services- birth control which includes intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants,
followed by other hormonal contraceptives including pills, the patch, the ring, and the Depo-Provera
Pregnancy testing and counseling
Sexually transmitted disease services
Broader reproductive health services, including patient education and counseling
Breast and pelvic examinations
Breast and cervical cancer screening
Sexually transmitted infection (STI) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention education,
counseling, testing, and referral
Q: What is preconception care?
A: Many women of reproductive age can benefit from preconception care (care before pregnancy).
Preconception care has been defined as a set of interventions designed to identify and reduce risks to a woman’s health and improve pregnancy outcomes through prevention and management of health conditions. Preconception care can significantly reduce birth defects and disorders caused by preterm birth.
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