Educate and Counsel Clients to Make Informed Choice of FP Method

The primary objectives are:

  1. To dispel any rumours and misconceptions about FP
  2. To help the client make a voluntary informed choice

Procedure

  • Prepare the room/materials needed, ensuring privacy
  • Assess client’s knowledge and experience of FP methods
  • Explain about different FP methods available
    • Type
    • Mechanism of action and method of use
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Indications
    • Contraindications
    • Side-effects
    • Complications/warning signs
    • Check understanding
    • Help client choose appropriate method using family planning medical eligibility criteria wheel
  • Explain next steps needed