family planning

Did you know? National survey finds 79% women, 78% men in India want a daughter

Did you know? National survey finds 79% women, 78% men in India want a daughter

Couples overall continue to prefer having at least one son rather than at least one daughter.

Jan 23, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
Two new contraceptives launched by Health Ministry to aid family planning

Two new contraceptives launched by Health Ministry to aid family planning

The two new contraceptives, an injectable contraceptive MPA under the ‘Antara’ programme and a contraceptive pill, ‘Chhaya’, in the public health system will expand the basket of contraceptive choices to meet the emerging needs of couples.

Sep 05, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
Just married and confused about starting a family? Here's your guide

Just married and confused about starting a family? Here's your guide

Here are a few things couple needs to consider before starting a family.

Jul 19, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
World Population Day 2017: Know the advantages of injectable contraceptive

World Population Day 2017: Know the advantages of injectable contraceptive

When the first World Population Day was observed in 1990, the global population stood at a little over five billion. Now, it's over half that, measuring at about 7.6 billion.

Jul 11, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
World population Day: Here's why family planning matters

World population Day: Here's why family planning matters

Family planning not only helps in curbing growing population, but also provides many benefits to the mother, father, children and the family.

Jul 11, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
Planning your family? Try these popular fertility apps

Planning your family? Try these popular fertility apps

Infertility is an alarming issue among young couples. So, have you ever imagined of an app that can help you to plan your family properly.

Apr 17, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

How delayed pregnancies beat sterilisation as a family-planning tool

In India, mothers aged below 20 years face 1.5 times the risk of losing their baby as compared with women aged 20 to 29.
 

Feb 24, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Fondly called `Doorbeen-wale bawa' in rural areas, Dr Pant works with the state government's health department and specialises in laproscopic sterilisation.

Feb 03, 2017, 00:01 AM IST

Fewer Indians using contraception, despite better awareness

India's population, now estimated at 1.32 billion, is expected to surpass China's within the next six years and reach 1.7 billion by 2050, according to World Health Organisation projections.

Aug 29, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

Five contraceptive methods you should know about!

India is predicted to overtake China as the world's most populous nation by 2050.

Jul 11, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
‘Just married’ Bipasha Basu’s response to Raj Kundra’s ‘family planning’ question is epic!

‘Just married’ Bipasha Basu’s response to Raj Kundra’s ‘family planning’ question is epic!

Raj Kundra thanked Bips but surprised her and KSG by asking them - when would they give Viaan a friend?

May 24, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

Paradigm shift effected in family planning, says Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday said there is a paradigm shift in the family planning approach, which if properly implemented, can be a key strategy to reduce maternal and child mortality and morbidities.

Apr 05, 2016, 22:13 PM IST
No full relaxation in family planning policy: China

No full relaxation in family planning policy: China

Li Bin, head of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, has said China's family planning policy will not change in the foreseeable future, adding there are no plans for a complete relaxation currently.

Mar 08, 2016, 19:53 PM IST

Children born into smaller families live three years longer

 Children born into smaller families in the world's poorest nations live three years longer than those born into larger families, says a study.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

Contraceptive use expanding but not fast enough: Family Planning 2020 report

A total of 80 million unintended pregnancies were prevented and 26.8 million unsafe abortions were averted in the last one year globally, says the progress report of Family Planning 2020 (FP2020).

Dec 29, 2015, 00:29 AM IST
Google Play Music rolling out family plan

Google Play Music rolling out family plan

Users can now sign up to get a subscription for Google Play Music that is good for them and up to five family members, all for $14.99 per month.

Dec 10, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Two-child policy only after Parliament approval: China

The final plan for the two children policy will be ratified by the annual session of China's National People's Congress, (NPC).

Nov 02, 2015, 13:47 PM IST
Are you planning a second child? Check your happiness quotient first!

Are you planning a second child? Check your happiness quotient first!

Parents, please listen carefully. If you do not enjoy the company of a second child, look back to find out if the happiness quotient has taken a nosedive between you two after the birth of your firstborn.

Aug 07, 2015, 08:33 AM IST

Shiv Sena wants Muslims to realise the necessity of family planning

In controversial remarks, the Shiv Sena today said the increasing population of Muslims in the country will cause language and geographical imbalance and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that Muslims accept the necessity of family planning.

Jul 06, 2015, 12:13 PM IST
Model-actress Kelly Brook planning family

Model-actress Kelly Brook planning family

Model-actress Kelly Brook is reportedly planning to start a family with her new boyfriend Jeremy Parisis.

May 24, 2015, 05:30 AM IST