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family planning

n.
A program to regulate the number and spacing of children in a family through the practice of contraception or other methods of birth control.
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family planning

n
(Medicine) the control of the number of children in a family and of the intervals between them, esp by the use of contraceptives. See also birth control
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fam′ily plan′ning


n.
1. a program for determining the size of families through the spacing or prevention of pregnancies.
2. (loosely) birth control.
[1935–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.family planning - limiting the number of children bornfamily planning - limiting the number of children born
coitus interruptus, pulling out, withdrawal method, withdrawal - a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation
natural family planning - any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle
contraception, contraceptive method - birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
planning - an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action; "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"
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Translations
تَنْظيم العائِلَه
plánované rodičovství
familieplanlægning
családtervezés
stjórn/takmörkun á fæîingum
plánované rodičovstvo

family planning

npianificazione f familiare
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family

(ˈfӕməli) plural ˈfamilies noun
1. (singular or plural) a man, his wife and their children. These houses were built for families; The (members of the) Smith family are all very athletic; (also adjective) a family holiday.
2. a group of people related to each other, including cousins, grandchildren etc. He comes from a wealthy family; (also adjective) the family home.
3. the children of a man and his wife. When I get married I should like a large family.
4. a group of plants, animals, languages etc that are connected in some way. In spite of its name, a koala bear is not a member of the bear family.
family planning
controlling or limiting the number of children that people have especially by using a means of contraception. a family planning clinic.
family tree
(a plan showing) a person's ancestors and relations.
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family planning

n. planificación familiar, planeamiento de la concepción de los hijos gen. con el uso de métodos contraceptivos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Studies have established that family planning investments have tremendous return on investment in health and other development outcomes.
Department of Health and Human Services that would strip federal family planning funding away from clinics affiliated with abortion providers or clinics that refer patients to those providers.
Family planning information is an important factor in having a meaningful life both for the individual family and the nation as a whole as it is rightly said that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation.
Background: Pakistan is the 6th most populous country of the world and also among one of the first Asian countries to begin family planning program yet the current contraceptive prevalence rates (CPR) stand at 35%.
Medicaid has long been vital to family planning care in the United States.
[3] Although use of modern family planning methods has been increased in many Muslim population [4] but the fertility rate is still higher and contraceptive prevalence is lower as compared to other religious communities.
In the 11th meeting of the Punjab PDWP of current fiscal year 2019-20, the party approved expansion of family welfare centres and introduction of community-based family planning workers at the cost of Rs3.89 billion.
The Commission on Population (PopCom) has asked local government units (LGUs) to appoint local population officers as well as mobilize barangay (village) and community officials and volunteers to support the National Program on Population and Family Planning (NPPFP).
Divisional and district family planning office arranged the discussion at Tareque Smriti auditorium here.
LAHORE -- Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid has announced starting a special family planning campaign across the province.
18% of Pinays want contraceptives PopCom !-- -- Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) - May 29, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Some 18 percent of Filipino women demand modern contraceptives, highlighting the country's unmet needs for family planning (FP), the Commission on Population (PopCom) said yesterday.
As Indonesian President Joko Widodo (widely known as Jokowi) acknowledged in 2016, "Family planning is key for the success of future generations." And not just in Indonesia.

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