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Module 008 – Improving Family Health: Family Planning

Module Overview

Improving Family Health: Family Planning

Length: 1 – 1.5 hours
ETO: Parental Well Being and Stability

Home visitors need to learn about birth spacing, pregnancy planning, birth control options, and the 39 week initiative to be able to advise families and give them accurate information. Legislation establishing MIECHV requires quantifiable, measurable improvements in the benchmark areas. One benchmark is improved maternal and newborn health. This training is designed to provide information to aid home visitors as they help families prevent unintended pregnancies.

Objectives

By the end of this training Home Visitors will be able to:
•Provide families with pregnancy planning and birth spacing information
•List accurate birth control information and help families prevent unintended pregnancies
•Describe why it is best to wait until at least 39 weeks to have a baby

 


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