ESSENTIALS OF BIRTH SPACING AND FAMILY PLANNING: A RESEARCH ANALYSIS CONDUCTED IN SUBURBAN REGIONS OF HYDERABAD, INDIA
Dr. Moazam Ali*, Dr. Mohammad Younus Mohiuddin2, Samreen Feroz1, Neha Samreen1, Rumana Taskeen1, Dr. Mohd. Israr Uddin1, Dr. Hozefa3
1Department of Pharmacy Practice, Shadan College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad.
2Portfolio Management, Metrochem API Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad.
3Staffingly INC, Hyderabad.
The Objective of this study is to ascertain the knowledge, attitude and viewpoint regarding birth spacing among sexually active married female subjects located in suburban regions of Hyderabad, India. As stated by the WHO, Birth spacing refers to the time from one child birth to the next pregnancy, which must be at least 24 months. We found 41.6% of women in our study had a space of greater than 24 months between successive pregnancies. Background education of a women and proper knowledge of contraception can play a major role in achieving birth spacing and family planning.