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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.

Harvey David Kohn, MD
(910) 277-1981
505 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Scotland Memorial Hospital, Laurinburg, Nc
Group Practice: Carolina Ob-Gyn

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Michelle A Confer, MD
(336) 243-2431
105 McAlpine Ln
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Lexington Memorial Hospital, Lexington, Nc
Group Practice: Womens Center Lexington

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Thomas Franklin Henley, MD
(336) 854-8800
801 Sherbrooke Cir
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, Nc; Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, Nc
Group Practice: Greensboro Ob Gyn Assoc

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John R Nobles
(843) 479-8357
1007 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kathleen E Heer, DO
(843) 479-9990
1040 Marlboro Way Ste 1
Bennettsville, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1995

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John Karl Mahon, MD
(910) 266-9882
601 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1972

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Linda K Mitchell-Frye
(910) 277-3331
105 Mcalpine Ln
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Janet E Harris-Hicks
(910) 277-3331
105 Mcalpine Ln
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.JOHN NOBLES
(843) 479-8357
1007 Cheraw Street
Bennettsville, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John Ray Nobles Jr, MD
(843) 479-8357
1007 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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