Awareness and Practice of Family Planning Services among Married Couples in Shahdrah Bahawalpur

Maryum Khan Lashari, Baset Mahmood, Aliya Razzaq


A way of thinking and living that is adopted voluntarily upon the basis of knowledge, attitudes and responsible decisions by individuals and couples in order to promote health and welfare of the family group and thus contribute to the social development of WHO (1971). Family planning is not only focused on the planning of when to have children and use of birth control. Rather, in a broad view, it includes sex education, prevention and management of STI’s, preconception, counseling and management and infertility management.Contraception is as old as mankind, whether rich or poor, old or young, in all countries. Women want to avoid unwanted pregnancies to enjoy their sexuality without obstacles. Birth control includes barrier method, hormonal contraception, IUD’s, sterilization and behavioral method.


Awareness and Practice,Family Planning Services, Married Couples

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