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Byline: The Nation.
Last week, the government held a big conference on how to prevent unwanted pregnancies among youths at the Bangkok International Trade Because the government looks at the problem from a larger perspective, recommended solutions do not fit local contexts in many cases."
Manas said his office found that a large number of newborn babies in the Wang Thong district were underweight and had health problems. So, a study was conducted to determine the causes.
"In most cases, the problem is linked to the fact that their mothers are under 20 years old," he said. Girls under 20 years old had given birth to 20 per cent of babies in Wang Thong …