Adolescents residents in Rivers state have been urged to cease the opportunities of free family planning services offered in various primary health care centers in the state to plan their sexual life.
Speaking to journalists at Onne, Akpajo and Ogale health facilities, the family planning services providers expressed joy that more adolescent youth who are sexual active are embracing life planning methods offered to them after counseling.
They noted that instead of having abortion, which could lead to Death, the young people are heeding the life planning counseling In Eleme LGA,
Some of the Nursing mothers who had opted for Family planning methods, share some their experiences with our correspondent ANITA OGONA, they say unlike what was said in the past, the counseling sections enables them to make the right choice depending on what works for them after consideration and agreement with their husbands
Our correspondent also reports that facilities visited at Ogale, Onne, and Akpajo, witnessed an upsurge of men and women seeking family planning methods, advice and counseling, they told our correspondent that the economic situation in the country does no longer accommodate having plenty children but to give birth to the number of children one can cater for.
They say Family planning gives them that choice.