GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
1994: Omani women are encouraged to have fewer children.

Omani women, who traditionally gained status by having a large number of children, have one of the highest birthrates in the world -- on average, Omani women will bear 7.7 children. To help women and the children to whom they give birth become healthier, Oman provides Birth Spacing Services.

WWW Birth Spacing
http://www.mohoman.org/BS.htm

Birth Spacing Services have been available in Oman since October 1994.