involves any procedures which are taken by leaders of a family unit or parents to control the size of their family through the use of birth control measures for example. See also population research.

FAMILY PLANNING: "In developing countries, nursing and healthcare staff encourage the use of family planning to control the birth rates in certain areas of over-populated countries."
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