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US Promotes Postpartum Family Planning in Developing Countries

A new roadmap to improve postpartum family planning was presented at the International Conference on Family planning this week in Ethiopia.  Postpartum family planning focuses on providing different kinds of contraceptives for women after childbirth and during the first 12 months of motherhood. The aim is to prevent another pregnancy right away, since that can have a negative health impact on both mother and child. The U.S. Agency for International Development...

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