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What services do family planning clinics provide?

What services do family planning clinics provide?

Often provide: "Contraceptive counseling, Contraceptive implant insertion & removal, IUD insertion & removal ,Oral contraceptives, Injectable Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, sterilization" as well as education & various options for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Family Planning Services (Definition)

Family planning services refers to health care related to sexual health, birth ...Read more


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What can I expect going to the family planning clinic for contraception for the first time?

What can  I expect going to the family planning clinic for contraception for the first time?

Options: A good health history should be taken, including sexual history & evaluation for high risk sexual behavior. At the minimum, a breast & pelvic exam with pap smear & cultures for std. All options for birth control should be offered & discussed. Usually a follow up for blood pressure check after 1-2 months if using birth control hormone therapy. ...Read more

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I want to volunteer in a family planning clinic, but many accept volunteers for public outreach only. How can I get clinical time for med school apps?

I want to volunteer in a family planning clinic, but many accept volunteers for public outreach only. How can I get clinical time for med school apps?

Keep trying: "Many" doesn't necessarily mean "all". Directly ask the clinic you are thinking of. Also contact your public health department, community clinics, and local or state medical society for advice. I'll bet there are several places that would be eager for your services. But you'll need to show your true desire to help, not just helping your med school prospects. ...Read more

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Is birth control free for girls at family planning clinics?

Is birth control free for girls at family planning clinics?

Most likely!: Depending on where you live, most family planning clinics have programs for free or reduced cost birth control. Planned parenthood, which has locations nationwide, does provide free or low cost birth control for girls. So do many of the adolescent medicine programs that are located in children's hospitals. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a prescription for the contraceptive patch (evra) from a family planning clinic?

Is it possible to get a prescription for the contraceptive patch (evra) from a family planning clinic?

Be seen: It would be impossible to know what your local clinic would or would not prescribe, but that is a commonly prescribed contraceptive. ...Read more

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I saw an obgyn about 2 weeks ago at the family planning clinic. Why was i tested for pregnancy, HIV and and stds?

Testing: If you're wondering what the results of your tests are, you should contact the clinic where you were seen. These would be very important results to know. ...Read more

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How does family planning clinic test for gonorrhea and chlamydia?

Pap smear: All women are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia when a pap smear is done. Family planning clinics often do this routinely. ...Read more

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Am married and i want to do family planning with calendar not with tablet please help?

Am married and i want to do family planning with calendar not with tablet please help?

Count cycle days: You ovulate 14 days prior to your next cycle. Therefore, if you have 28 day cycles you ovulate on day 14 from the 1st day of bleeding. But if you have 29 0r 30 day cycles you ovulate on day 15 or 16. If not regular, it's chancey. Sperm survives for 96 hours , an egg for 24 hours. So, for example, with 28 day cycles, no sex days 9, 10, 11, sex days 12, 13, 14. Sex ok other times.Too much sex, low sperm. ...Read more

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When is the right time for my wife to start having family planning injection?She gave birth a month ago.

When is the right time for my wife to start having family planning injection?She gave birth a month ago.

One month : The answer may depend on whether she is breast feeding. The gynecologist may have the last word on this. Plan on having that discussion after your wife starts getting her menstrual periods again. ...Read more

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What ways can I use for family planning without using contraceptives? Im a virgin but want to be prepared just in case.

What ways can I use for family planning without using contraceptives? Im a virgin but want to be prepared just in case.

Abstinence: Without the use of contraceptives, the only other effective methods of family planning are abstinence or planning on getting pregnant. The rhythm method is not particularly useful. ...Read more

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I'd like to stop taking the bc pill but don't want anymore children. Does natural family planning work? How would i begin?

I'd like to stop taking the bc pill but don't want anymore children. Does natural family planning work? How would i begin?

family planning: Yes family planning can work but nothing is 100 percent fail proof. Google natural family planning and find web site that suits you. Webmd is good. Also have you considered an iud as this would not necessitate bc pills. ...Read more

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Which will be consider as best device of family planning method for a newly married couple who doesnot want baby for at least 3 years?

Which will be consider as best device of family planning method for a newly married couple who doesnot want baby for at least 3 years?

Depends: Depends on personal preference. There are a number of good options for family planning. Some people like the pill, others prefer non-hormonal options like the copper IUD. See your primary provider to discuss all the options and decide what works best for you. Planned Parenthood is a great resource for learning about all options. ...Read more

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Am on the family planning injection and am bleeding since November 24 . I would like to know how I can stop this bleeding, it's driving me insane ?

Am on the family planning injection and am bleeding since November 24 . I would like to know how I can stop this bleeding,  it's driving me insane ?

Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone)?: You don't specify what your injection is, but if it is Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) this is a common occurrence and not easily remedied by artificial means. If this was your first injection of 3 months, then the 2nd injection might improve the situation as your body and pituitary becomes more accustomed to the medication. ...Read more

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What is family planning?

Birth control: Family planning boils down to effective birth control such as a woman to become pregnant only, when she desires to have a baby. In fact, it implies that the partner is involved in the decision making. ...Read more

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How is natural family planning used?

How is natural family planning used?

It's tricky: Some people use basal body temperature charts, ovulation predictor kits, etc. Honestly, it is one of the least effective birth control options and unplanned pregnancies occur frequently. ...Read more

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How do you do natural family planning?

Hope: Natural family planning involves the use of studying the women's cycle and hoping that intercourse during the least fertile times might not induce pregnancy . This is a triumph of hope over expectations as it will inevitably fail over time. If pregnancy is not your wish at this time, consider other options. ...Read more

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What exactly is natural family planning?

What exactly is natural family planning?

Avoid ovulation: If you have regular, consistently predictable cycles, you can calculate your time of the cycle when an egg is released. You then avoid intercouse starting a few day before egg release to a few days after egg release. ...Read more

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Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Medicaid: Medicaid will pay for birth contro pills , iuds, implanon, shots, and when you are ready, sterilization for women. ...Read more

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