Introduction: The increasing population growth has prompted the government to launch a family planning program. One of the family planning programs is the use of contraceptives. The government provides various contraceptives, one of which is injection contraception. Multiple factors influence the choice of injection contraceptives. The objective of this study was to analyze the factors that influence the choice of injection contraceptives for women of childbearing age (WCA).
Methods: This study used a qualitative research method with a descriptive-analytic approach. The research respondents were nine people. The sampling technique was purposive sampling. This research was conducted on January 22 – February 06, 2021, in Brajan hamlet, Bantul. The instruments used in this study were interview guides, field notes and voice recorders.
Results: There were six themes related to the factors influencing the choice of injection contraceptive methods for women of childbearing age in Brajan, Tamantirto, Kasihan, Bantul, Special Region of Yogyakarta. Mother's experience while using injectable contraceptives, mother's perception of injection contraceptive use, social support for mothers in choosing injectable contraceptives, advantages of injection contraceptives, sources of information related to injection contraception, mother's motivation to choose injectable contraceptives.
Conclusion: The conclusion of this study is the mother's experience of using injectable contraceptives is comfortable and safe, mother's perception of injection contraceptives, mothers view that injection contraceptives have advantages, mild side effects, and easy installation methods, social support for mothers in choosing injection contraceptives is obtained from the help of their husbands, the experience of friends who use injectable contraceptives and the participation of midwives in choosing them, the advantages of injectable contraceptives include common side effects, low cost, easy installation, and safe breastfeeding, sources of information related to injection contraception are obtained from health workers, social media, relatives and friends, and than mother’s motivation to choose injectable contraceptives is to delay or regulate pregnancy spacing, provide comfort during use, and maintain a healthy body condition.