Her family is struggling financially, and her high blood pressure led to life-threatening complications during her deliveries. She explains, “That’s one reason for me to avoid having children often, to avoid eclampsia when I am giving birth.”
After her latest delivery at SBH, Marie Fabiola received family planning counseling as part of our postpartum services and decided on a long-term method of contraception. She chose an implant that will last five years, enabling her to protect her health and care for her family. Mothers, infants, and children are all healthier when births are spaced apart.