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Motherland: Family Planning

Clip: Season 30 Episode 17 | 4m 19s

We see a counselor discussing birth control options with a couple of different mothers. Options are determined by circumstance. Women with only one child are not permitted to choose tubal ligation, and pills or injections are contraindicated for women who are breastfeeding. IUDs are recommended to several women. One young woman resists because her mother opposes birth control. Another expresses fe

Aired: 10/09/17

Rating: NR

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