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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.

Anne M Riendl, MD
(262) 544-4400
721 American Ave
Waukesha, WI
Business
Women's Ob/Gyn Care
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Christine Ann Harmann, MD
(414) 805-6620
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 2000

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Katherine R Stevenson, MD
(414) 219-5585
2000 W Kilbourn Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1989

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Suseela Budarapu, MD
(414) 271-2347
945 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Aurora Sinai Med Ctr, Milwaukee, Wi
Group Practice: Uw Health Ob Gyn Univ Assoc

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John William Wolf
(414) 447-2674
3070 N 51st St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Mario Lim Uy, MD
(414) 342-2511
756 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi
Group Practice: Central Ob/Gyn

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Tina C Mason
(414) 219-5800
945 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John Joseph Brennan, MD
(414) 344-3760
2040 W Wisconsin Ave Ste 471
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1946
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi; St Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi

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La Royce F Chambers, MD
(414) 219-5600
945 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1970

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John Joseph Brennan
(414) 344-3760
2051 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI
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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