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Birth control in marriage


Rabbi Gideon Weitzman

Iyyar 18, 5774
Does Orthodox Judaism permit the married couple to use birth control primarily to contracept or is birth control limited for medical reasons?
Shalom, Again this is a complex question and there are numerous opinions as to when and how it is permitted to use contraception. There are many cases in which a couple will receive permission to use contraception even for "family planning" and not just in cases of a medical necessity. Kol Tuv
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