- Family planning is defined as a program to take steps to control when you conceive children and how many children you conceive.
An example of family planning is taking birth control pills.
Birth control pills are an aid to family planning.
family planning definition by Webster's New World
family planning definition by American Heritage Dictionary
family planning - Cultural Definition
The use of education and birth control to limit the number of offspring and the population of a country. (See population control and Margaret Sanger.)