Health Guide

Family planning is achieved through contraceptives and helps family plan their pregnancies with sufficient gaps between them.

Benefits of family planning / contraception

  • Preventing pregnancy-related health risks in women
  • infant mortality
  • Helping to prevent HIV/AIDS
  • Empowering people and enhancing education
  • Reducing adolescent pregnancies
  • Slowing population growth

What are the different types of contraceptive?

  • fertility awareness
  • barrier methods, such as condoms
  • hormonal contraception, such the pill or the Depo Provera injection
  • long-acting reversible contraception, such as the implant or intra uterine device (IUD)
  • permanent contraception, such as vasectomy and tubal ligation
  • emergency contraception