Family Planning is a process in which an individual or couple comes up with a strategy of when to become pregnant and how to use non-hormonal or hormonal birth control methods to carry out these plans. The family planning umbrella is wide can also include lifestyle changes, social egg freezing, adoption or even sterilization
For couples experiencing difficulties conceiving, family planning may include fertility assessment, first line fertility treatments or referrals if indicated
Education is the most important factor in family planning. Health care professionals can provide valuable information and counseling for those who may not understand the impact that having a child brings to their health, finances and lifestyle.
The doctors Ob/Gyn of Houston will make sure each patient receives intensive family planning education so that they are empowered to make one of the biggest decisions of their life...becoming a parent.