Informed choice is an integral part of family planning service. Informed choice refers to whether women are provided adequate information when choosing a family planning method. This specific information becomes one of indicators in FP2020 global commitment to family planning and is known as Method Information Index (MII). Informed choice implementation will help government guarantee that family planning service are being delivered with good quality and according to right-based principles. Maximizing informed choice is hoped to help reduce discontinuation rates, unmet need, and a skewed national method mix.
Family planning (FP) enables everybody to decide their choice on sexual life and reproduction. FP also represents women and children opportunity to achieve higher education and participate on social life. It makes family planning decision making very important and should be based on accurate information on type and informed choice. Health service providers and government are responsible to provide facilities that will help everybody to decide their reproductive life through FP counseling and education.