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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.

Glenn Taylor Foust III, MD
(303) 377-9500
30940 Stagecoach Blvd
Evergreen, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Denver-Evergreen Ob-Gyn Group

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Christine Ruth Giesing, MD
Evergreen, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1997

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Clinton Adlai Turner, MD
(856) 757-3918
9105 US Highway 285
Morrison, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1980

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Sarah Peyton Ellis, MD
(303) 940-1867
13952 Denver West Pkwy
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1997

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Heather Schoen, MD
13952 Denver West Pkwy Ste 315
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1996

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Ernest Larson, MD
(303) 670-9317
34550 Upper Bear Creek Rd
Evergreen, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of Colorado Spri, Colorado Spgs, Co
Group Practice: Larson Lalonde & Ridnour

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Carla Ann Turner, MD
(702) 260-0600
9105 US Highway 285
Morrison, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Green Valley Ob/Gyn Assoc

Data Provided By:
Kathryn P Hebenstreit, MD
(303) 940-1867
13952 Denver West Pkwy
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Med Ctr, Wheat Ridge, Co; St Anthony Hosp Central, Denver, Co
Group Practice: Associates IN Women's Health

Data Provided By:
Stuart O Silverberg, MD FACS
(303) 273-0263
701 Elm Cir
Golden, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Colorado
Graduation Year: 1955

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William Henry Rosewater, MD
(303) 456-1088
601 16th St Ste C308
Golden, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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