Sukhbeer and Renu have been married for six years and have two sons aged five years and nine months. Renu opted for multiload insertion in the extended post partum period after the birth of the second child. Initially she did experience excessive bleeding, but that did not scare her, she consulted the doctor and soon the problem settled down. Today she is a strong advocate of multiloads and has motivated several women including her sister-in-law to accept the method.
Dinesh Singh and his wife Veena live in Shahadra, Agra. Married 10 years back, they have a daughter. Peer Educator, Anita counseled them regarding spacing their next child. After learning about all the methods, Veena and Dinesh chose Copper T. Their decision was influenced by the fact that they have limited income, and they want to provide good education and a good life to their daughter. They are both very happy with their decision of Copper-T and say that they have not faced any problems that people generally associate with Copper T.
Kuckoo and Shobha have two children. Peer Educator, Neela Singh motivated them to adopt a long acting method. While Kuckoo was inclined towards IUCD, his wife hesitated from acceptance because of the prevailing myths about the method. Counseling by the Peer Educator motivated Shobha to finally accept IUCD. Shobha now realizes that the misconceptions were misleading as she is now an advocate for IUCD.
Haseen Khan and Shaheen have two children. They were counseled by Peer Educator, Anwari Begam on various family planning methods. They want to take some time to decide their family size and do not want a child for the next 2-3 years, so Shaheen adopted IUCD. Shaheen is happy that she can take her time to make up her mind and is protected from unwanted pregnancies by her IUCD. A satisfied user, she has become a strong advocate for the method that has given her peace of mind and recommends it to others like her in the community.