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English definition of “family planning”

family planning

noun [U]    
the use of contraception (= method of preventing a woman becoming pregnant) to control how many children you have and when you have them: a family-planning clinicContraception
(Definition of family planning noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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