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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.

Jan Honza Stafl, MD
(541) 342-8616
151 W 7th Ave Ste 110
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1981

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Steven Arthur Latulippe, MD
(541) 687-6000
1162 Willamette St
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Salem Hospital, Salem, Or; Valley Community Hospital, Dallas, Or
Group Practice: Monmouth Family Practice

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Jennifer M Tufariello, MD
(541) 686-2922
590 Country Club Pkwy Ste B
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1994

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Jessica Seidl Friedman, MD
(541) 686-7007
1200 Hilyard St Ste S140
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1994

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John Robert York, MD
(541) 686-2922
590 Country Club Pkwy Ste B
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dr.Tina Schnapper
(541) 686-2922
590 Country Club Parkway
Eugene, OR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Kimberly Ann Bock, MD
4010 Aerial Way
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr.Julie Haugen
(541) 342-8616
10 Coburg Rd # 100
Eugene, OR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Sacred Heart Med Ctr, Eugene, Or
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jennifer M Tufariello
(541) 686-2922
590 Country Club Pkwy
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Peter Lawrence Hatfield, MD
(541) 686-2922
590 Country Club Pkwy
Eugene, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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