Facts for Family Planning

Facts for Family Planning provides key information for those who communicate about voluntary family planning and reproductive health in developing country settings. This book is designed to help in developing materials and messages about family planning. Learn more.

A Guide to Family Planning for Community Health Workers and Their Clients

This flip-chart is a tool to use during family planning counseling or in group sessions with clients. It can help your clients choose and use the method of family planning that suits them best;give you the information you need for high-quality and effective family planning counseling and care; and help you know who may need referral.

Appendix D - Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

The table on the following pages summarizes the World Health Organization Medical Eligibility Criteria for using contraceptive methods. These criteria are the basis for the Medical Eligibility Criteria checklists in Chapters 1 through 19.

Appendix C - Medical Conditions That Make Pregnancy Especially Risky

Some common medical conditions make pregnancy riskier to a woman’s health. The effectiveness of her contraceptive method thus has special importance.

Appendix B - Signs and Symptoms of Serious Health Conditions

This appendix lists signs and symptoms of some serious health conditions. These conditions are mentioned under Health Risks or Managing Any Problems in the chapters on contraceptive methods.

Appendix A - Contraceptive Effectiveness

Rates of Unintended Pregnancies per 100 Women.

Chapter 24 - Family Planning Provision

Individual chapter of the Handbook.

Chapter 23 - Reproductive Health Issues

Individual chapter of the Handbook.

Chapter 22 - Maternal and Newborn Health

Individual chapter of the Handbook.

Chapter 21 - Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV

Individual chapter of the Handbook.