TALKING POINT

Family planning is a means and methods used in controlling the number of children one wants and the intervals between their births particularly by use of contraception which is voluntary and allows women to decide if and when to have children. The various types of contraceptives include: implants, pills, IUD’s, and permanent ones like surgical procedures like tube litigation and barrier methods such as condoms. Also, Information about how to become pregnant when it’s desirable as well as infertility treatment is also under family planning. Recently, there has been an increase in teenage pregnancies more so in the rural areas and informal settlements due to lack of sexual reproductive health education and information. As a result, many drop out of...

Read More ›