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If you are about to start a family with your spouse, you will often hear about "family planning." But what really does it mean? Family planning is often understood as prevention of pregnancy. However, it is more than just that. Read on for more.

J Thomas Dodge, DO
Bardstown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ohio Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Athens Oh 45701
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.James Dodge
(502) 349-1411
919 Chambers Blvd # B
Bardstown, KY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Ohio Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Denise Marie Warren, DO
(502) 538-9627
140 Teakwood Cir
Mount Washington, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1992

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Curt Edens DO
(606) 638-4900
108 Madison St
Louisa, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Fred Rand Ueland, MD
(859) 257-1613
740 S Limestone St,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1990

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Basim Mohammed Kahleifeh, MD
300 W John Fitch Ave
Bardstown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1996

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David Alexander Rivera, MD
(630) 495-1199
201 Cathedral Mnr
Bardstown, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1979

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Basim M. Kahleifeh
(502) 348-8100
118 Patriot Drive
Bardstown, KY
Specialty
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Urogynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ultrasonography
Education
English
Professional Memberships
Flaget Memorial, Springview Hospital, Jewish Surgical Center South Hardin Memorial

Brian K Priddle, MD
(606) 678-07-5
333 Bogle St
Somerset, KY
Business
Lake Cumberland Womens Health Specialists
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Fred Aaron Williams, MD
100 E Liberty St
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1995

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Family Planning, What Family Planning Means for Dads and Moms

Family Planning - What Dads and Moms Need to Know


If you are about to start a family with your spouse, you will often hear about "family planning". But what really does it mean? Family planning is often understood as prevention of pregnancy. However, it is more than just that.

What Family Planning Really Means

Family planning refers to:
  • Deciding how many children you will have
  • Planning when to have a child and the time interval between children
  • Selecting suitable birth control methods to prevent pregnancy

What Family Planning Does NOT Mean

Due to lack of information on family planning, many couples may make decisions that can haunt them for life. Here is what you should know about family planning:

Family Planning is NOT a one-man show

Family planning is a joint decision between the husband and wife . It is important to make informed decisions based on your as well as your spouse's needs. For this, couples should work toward developing an open communication channel between both partners with consideration for each other's feelings and desires.
  • Talk about your desires and aspirations.
  • Listen to your partner to understand his or her needs.
  • Build trust by respecting your partner's feelings and accepting differences in opinion.

It is also important to speak to a family planning counselor who can guide you and your spouse through the various birth control options available and help you evaluate the pros and cons of each.

Family planning decisions are NOT universal

Each couple is different and has different needs. What may be right for you may not be right for another couple. Your family planning decisions may depend on several factors, including personal finances, health issues, and the time you and your spouse can devote for your future children.

Family planning is NOT only about abstinence

One reason many couples opt out of family planning is because they believe it involves refraining from sex. While abstinence is one of the best birth control methods, there are many other options that you can use and still enjoy a satisfying sex life.

Here are some common birth control methods and their effectiveness (according to the Family Planning Council).

Birth Control Method Effectiveness or Chances of NOT Getting Pregnant
Condoms (for males and females) 86% - 97% for male condoms
79% - 95% for female condoms
Diaphragm...

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