Value of Breastfeeding in Thai Mothers: Nursing Roles


  • พรพิมล อาภาสสกุล สถาบันการพยาบาลศรีสวรินทิรา สภากาชาดไทย


Breastfeeding, Value, Thai mothers, Mass media, Nursing role


Breastfeeding is one of the most vital experience for the development of quality of humans’ life from the time of birth. Unfortunately, Thailand is facing a low rate of breastfeeding because mothers are relying more on powdered milk. Nurses play a key role in supporting breastfeeding, therefore, they should increase their knowledge regarding International code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes, understand the values and barriers to breastfeeding of mothers under Thai’s social context, cooperate with different social networks to use and produce public media to promote breastfeeding to successfully help increase the rate of breastfeed among Thai mothers.


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อาภาสสกุล พ. Value of Breastfeeding in Thai Mothers: Nursing Roles. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2018 Aug. 30 [cited 2022 Oct. 5];19:53-61. Available from: