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Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy Toolkit


Healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy (HTSP) is an approach to family planning that helps women and families plan and space their pregnancies to achieve the healthiest outcomes for women, newborns, infants, and children. This toolkit provides policymakers, program directors, and service providers with the resources to support informed contraceptive choices, fertility control, and desired family size. The materials provided can be used and adapted at the local level.

Primary Toolkit:

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Child, Health Policy, Maternal Health


Institutional Author:

Knowledge for Health





The NACCHO Toolbox is a repository of available resources to help local public health practitioners. Tools are produced by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as academic institutions and other stakeholders. The contents of this Toolbox are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations of NACCHO. NACCHO makes no express or implied warranty with respect to the contents and disclaims liability for any damages arising from or connected to the use of the material in this Toolbox.