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Learn all you can about family planning before starting a family

Family Planning - anticipate and attain the desired number of childrenFamily planning allows individuals and couples to anticipate and attain their desired number of children and the spacing and timing of their births. It is achieved through use of contraceptive methods and the treatment of involuntary infertility. A woman’s ability to space and limit her pregnancies has a direct impact on her health and well-being as well as on the outcome of each pregnancy.  – World Health Organization

From FamilyDoctor.org’s page on Emergency Contraception“Emergency contraception is a form of birth control. It can help prevent pregnancy if used within 5 days of having unprotected sex. If you are pregnant, emergency contraception pills will not stop or harm your pregnancy.”

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