Family Planning Counseling in Dubai

Family Planning

Contraception includes all methods to prevent conception and thus regulate fertility. Each method prevents pregnancy in a different way. The contraceptive methods may be:


  • Temporary for spacing the first pregnancy or spacing between two child births
  • Permanent (sterilization) for limiting the family after achieving the desired family size
Family planning treatment

There are different methods of contraception:

  • Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) which includes the intra uterine device, which lasts for three, five or ten years or the implant, which lasts for five years.
  • Hormonal Contraceptives which include two types of pill – combined oral contraceptive pill, progestogen-only contraceptive pill
  • Barrier methods that include condoms and internal condoms
  • Emergency contraception options include the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) or a copper IUD
  • Permanent contraception by vasectomy and tubal litigation