whp volume 14, issue 1, P44-51 2012 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2013.23097 View full text
Rebecka Lundgren, Jeannette Cachan, Victoria Jennings

Abstract: Family planning is often regarded as the woman's responsibility, but there is growing recognition of the need to involve men in family planning programs. Since 2001, the fertility-awareness-based Standard Days Method® (SDM) has been introduced in more than 30 countries, providing a natural, effective birth control option. SDM requires the cooperation of the male partner, and its introduction created an opportunity to test innovative strategies to engage couples in family planning. Such strategies included coup…

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