Sexual and reproductive health

Statement for collective action for postpartum family planning

Publication details

Number of pages: 2
Publication date: 2013
Languages: English - Web only


This statement for collective action is for all programs that reach postpartum women during the first year following a birth to integrate PPFP counseling and services into their programs.

Programs should prioritize reaching postpartum women, the group of women with the greatest unmet need for FP, in their strategic and operational plans and budgets, including updating the knowledge and skills of a range of providers, offering integrated PPFP services in facilities and communities, and ensuring that a broad range of contraceptive options are available to women, men and couples.