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Family Planning

Family planning programme is the first national programme launched in 1952 for reducing birth rate To stabilize the population at a level consistent with the requirement of national economy.

Family planning provides a choice & freedom to Women for deciding their Family size  Number of children and determine the spacing of pregnancies.. A woman’s freedom to choose  “When to become pregnant”  has a direct impact on her health and well-being as well as the neonate.

This could be achieved only by providing basket of choices for contraceptive methods.  “ PLAN BANAO, ZIMMEDARI NIBHAO”

 Now Family Planning programme is not only dealing with population stabilization but also to promote reproduction health and reducing maternal, infant& child mortality and morbidity. By reducing rates of unintended pregnancies, family planning also reduces the need for unsafe abortions also