Make an informed choice about birth control

Creating a birth control plan is one of the most important decisions in a woman’s life if she is determined to be the one who chooses when she will have a child. In today’s world, it is imperative for young women to be taught to take control of their own lives and one of the first steps in helping them to accomplish this independence is by giving them the necessary tools to make informed decisions about birth control.

Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, said, “When women can make free and informed choices in all spheres of life, including marriage and number and spacing of their children, they can reach their full potential.”

This has proven to be true over and over. When women have been “allowed” to make choices for themselves concerning reproduction, they are able to reach for the sky while effectively providing for their children. However, as this choice is a new choice (for millennia, women have had …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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