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Family Planning

Programs that provide assistance for people who want to control the size of their families and the spacing of their children, usually through some form of birth control; who want to explore options for conceiving; who have a problem with infertility; or who have questions about the advisability of becoming pregnant or following through with a current pregnancy.

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Mother and Infant Care

Programs that prepare expectant mothers for childbirth and provide health care services for mothers and infants during pregnancy and following birth.

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Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education

Programs that provide information about the physiological and emotional aspects of human sexuality including anatomy and physiology, puberty, pregnancy, birth control, sexually transmitted disease and the subsequent risk of infertility, menopause and the attitudes, feelings and behaviours that are related to sexuality for people of all ages.

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