Objectives: To identify educational practices in family planning, facilitating factors, difficulties and resulting impacts.
Method: This is an integrative literature review, using the three descriptors: “family planning”, “health education” and “contraception”; In the databases of the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO), Latin American and Caribbean Literature in Health Sciences (LILACS) and Nursing Database (BDENF), were searched in January and February 2016.
Results: Regarding the accomplishment of educational practices, most of the studies pointed out its accomplishment. The difficulties and facilitators aspects were related to the management of the health service, professional competence and users. Guarantee of family rights and autonomy were the impacts pointed out.
Conclusion: The study showed that educational practices in family planning are tools to be encouraged as a guarantee and respect for sexual and reproductive rights.
Descriptors: family planning; education in health; contraception.
from International Archives of Medicine