Tags : Pregnancy


Cabinet allows abortion in first 12 weeks

The cabinet has approved a law amendment bill that allows women with pregnancies of not more than 12 weeks to get an abortion. If approved by the House of Representatives early next year, the bill will let such women have abortion if they “insist on terminating the pregnancies”. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE […]Read More


Pregnant woman among five caught taking drugs in Songkhla

SONGKHLA: Five people, including a young woman carrying a baby and a pregnant woman, were caught using drugs during a raid on a rented house in Thepha district on Saturday. A team of local officials and volunteers surrounded the house in tambon Sakom on Saturday after receiving information that some people were using it to […]Read More


Suspect at large after pregnant Bangkok woman beaten to death

Bangkok police are looking for a man allegedly driven by jealousy to kill his pregnant stepdaughter with a hammer. Summoned to a three-storey townhouse on Ram Inthra Soi 109, police found 29-year-old Nanthachaya “Noon” Janmokha dead in a second-floor bedroom with severe injuries to the head. Full story: The Nation By Thai Visa / The […]Read More


Health Ministry aims to cut teenage pregnancy rate by 50

The Ministry of Public Health has set a target to reduce teenage pregnancy by 50 percent within 2026 as the pregnancy rate among girls and teenagers aged from 10 to 19 had now risen to 15 percent of all pregnancies, Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakonsattayathorn said on Wednesday. According to the information of the Health […]Read More


Disease Control Department giving out free condoms to promote safer

BANGKOK, 4 February 2016 (NNT) – The Disease Control Department, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund, is encouraging the use of condoms to prevent sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies, after statistics in Thailand have revealed that more than 300 teenagers each day are conceiving babies. Department of Disease Control Deputy Director General […]Read More


Protest at Ayudhya bank against attack of a pregnant woman

About 30 netizens rallied in front of the head office of Ayudhya bank on Rama III road to protest against an incident on October 13 in which a bank employee allegedly attacked a pregnant woman following a quarrel over a minor incident in which a child scraped the assailant’s brand-new Mercedes with a car’s door. […]Read More


Condom vending machines to be introduced at schools, colleges

The national committee for AIDS prevention and resolution has endorsed the national condom strategy plan that will pave the way for installing condom vending machines at educational institutes across the country. The endorsement was reached at the meeting of the committee Tuesday. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More