Family-planning



noun
1.
the concept or a program of limiting the size of families through the spacing or prevention of pregnancies, especially for economic reasons.
2.
(loosely) birth control.
noun
1.
the control of the number of children in a family and of the intervals between them, esp by the use of contraceptives See also birth control

family planning n.
A program to regulate the number and spacing of children in a family through the practice of contraception or other methods of birth control.

The use of education and birth control to limit the number of offspring and the population of a country. (See population control and Margaret Sanger.)

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