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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.

Cem Sarinoglu, MD
(870) 633-0091
902 Holiday Dr Ste 102
Forrest City, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ege Univ, Tip Fak, Izmir, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Memorial Hosp-Forrest, Forrest City, Ar
Group Practice: Women's Health Clinic

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Greg Couch
(870) 630-2328
1825 E Broadway St
Forrest City, AR
Specialty
Gynecology / Oncology

Data Provided By:
Donnal C Walter
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Data Provided By:
Mark C Stripling, MD
(870) 972-8788
3104 Apache Dr
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1983

Data Provided By:
Phillip R Alston
(501) 758-9251
3343 Springhill Dr
North Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Paul David Neblett, MD
1601 Newcastle Road
Forrest City, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1996

Data Provided By:
Cem Sarinoglu
(870) 633-0091
902 Holiday Dr
Forrest City, AR
Specialty
Ultrasonography,
Education
English
Professional Memberships
BMH ForrestCity

David Michael Trantham, MD
(940) 241-1255
200 Tyler Street
West Memphis, AR
Specialties
Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Baylor University Med Ctr, Dallas, Tx

Data Provided By:
Frank G Thibault
(501) 315-7774
910 N East St
Benton, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Stephen Randolph Rauls
(870) 268-9727
505 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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