Indian family planning posters from the 1950s

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A joke on India’s most famous family planning slogan:

हम दो, हमारे दो, जब तक तीसरा न हो/Hum do, hamare do, jab tak teesra na ho
(We two, ours two, until the third comes along)

India’s National Family Welfare Programme was launched in 1951 and posters were (and are) one of the most effective modes of communication. Three wall posters from the early days of India’s family planning programme.

Indian family planning posters from the 1950s

Planned crops are better…
planned animals are better…
planned babies are better too!
Go to your nearest clinic for advice on FAMILY PLANNING

Indian family planning posters from the 1950s

Mother must have complete recovery between two children.
Spacing of Children.

Indian family planning posters from the 1950s

Thought and care of the children produces healthy, normal and responsible citizens of the world.

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