Family planning's benefits include improved child health and nutrition : new data from Bangladesh
Publication Date: January 1993
Publisher(s): East-West Center
Author(s): Allison Greenspan
Series: Asia-Pacific population & policy ; no. 26
Two recent studies from a unique experiment in Bangladesh shed light on the connection between birth spacing and child survival and show that family planning's beneficial effects extend beyond fertility reduction to enhanced child survival and health, including improved nutrition.