Empowerment in nursing care for teenage pregnancy


  • Sirikanok Klankhajhon
  • Amaraporn Puraya
  • Roongtiva Boonpracom
  • Kittisak Kumpeera
  • Archawasri Khumhom


Teenage pregnancy, nursing care, empowerment


Teenage pregnancy is a major public health concern. Because this pregnancy affects pregnant women, teenagers, the pregnancy and the fetus. This includes family and society, and adolescent pregnancy is often an adverse pregnancy or a single pregnancy.  Nursing care is important role in caring for pregnant women and the fetus to reduce the harm and complications that may arise by applying the concept of empowerment in the health promotion of adolescent pregnant women. The process of empowerment should be conducted as supportive for women to discover the reality in term of emotional response, cognitive response, and behavioral response; critical reflection; taking changes and establishing partnership; and supportive teenage pregnant women to holding on the effective health promotion behavior. These processes gain and keep teenage pregnant women, fetuses and their families healthy, physically, mentally, emotionally and socially as an important force of the nation.


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How to Cite

Klankhajhon, S. ., Puraya, A. ., Boonpracom, R., Kumpeera, K., & Khumhom, A. . (2021). Empowerment in nursing care for teenage pregnancy. NU Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 15(1), 54–66. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/NurseNu/article/view/248803