1. Reduces infant mortality risks
According to WHO, keeping a gap between two kids reduces the risk of untimely death of the born child. The gap years help mothers in getting back to normal health and restores the lost nutrients during gestation period. However, when a mother conceives year-after-year, she fail to provide insufficient nutrients to the growing child inside.
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2. Prevents Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
Using proper contraceptives and pills to prevent unintended pregnancies, one can prevent deadly sexually transmitted diseases like Syphilis, AIDS etc. which affects both father and mother equally. Studies have also shown that, acquiring sexual diseases also takes toll on your physical health.
3. Reduces risk of producing disabled childUnplanned pregnancies and being unmindful of your sexual health leads to reduction of nutrient content in the mother's body. The Iron deficiency post-pregnancy often increases the risk of producing unhealthy and disabled child.
4. Prevents Adolescent Pregnancies
Awareness about family planning empowers girls and women to take decisions wisely. National Health Reports have shown that most of the health-related problems arise in girls below the age of 18 due to pre-mature pregnancy. Family Planning therefore helps them stay healthy and concentrate on their desires and future planning.
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