DEFINITION: It’smain objective is to improve the quality of life, which include regulating and spacing of childbirth.
TYPES OF FAMILY PLANNING1. Natural Method2. Artificial Method
NATURAL METHODMethod of conception that do not rely on a medication or a physical device for effectiveness in avoiding pregnancy.
KINDS OF NATURAL METHOD 1. Calendar Method – method of estimating a woman’s likelihood of fertility, based on a record of length of previous menstrual cycles. 2.Withdrawal Method - a method of birth control in which coitus ”sexual intercourse” is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation. 3. Rhythm Method- a birth control method dependent on abstinence during the period of ovulation.
Is the use of non – natural methods to avoid pregnancy.
Kinds of artificial method 1. Condoms –a thin sheath made of synthetic rubber which is worn tightly over the male sex organ to trap the sperm in coming the cervix.
2.PILLS It contains synthetic hormones which prevents ovulation.
The IUD (coil) is a small, T shaped contraception device inserted into the womb to prevent pregnancy.
Is an injectibles medicine that prevents pregnancy up to 3 months with each injection.