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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.

Daphne Behrens Schalau, MD
(541) 440-5222
1813 W Harvard Ave Ste 542
Roseburg, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1992

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Donald E Wonderly
(541) 677-4427
2460 Nw Stewart Pkwy
Roseburg, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Faye Ellen Ameredes, DO
(541) 677-4463
2700 NW Stewart Pkwy Ste 100
Roseburg, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ohio Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Athens Oh 45701
Graduation Year: 1987

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William T Hollander
(541) 464-6464
1813 W Harvard Ave
Roseburg, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dennis Minoru Ihara, MD
(541) 672-1992
544 W Umpqua St
Roseburg, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Roseburg, Or
Group Practice: Roseburg Surgi Ctr

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Paul Axford
(541) 464-6464
1813 W Harvard Ave
Roseburg, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gerald Wilhelm Engstrom, MD
(541) 673-3447
1813 W Harvard Ave Ste 427
Roseburg, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1982

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Daphne B Schalau
(541) 440-5222
1813 W Harvard Ave
Roseburg, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Susan Louise Vannucci, DO
500 SE Cass Ave Ste 205
Roseburg, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1990

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Debbie Mary Jurgelsky, MD
(337) 942-3263
1813 W Harvard Ave
Roseburg, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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