11 July 2024

The Thai population is shrinking, as the birth rate falls below the death rate. This problem is a time bomb, which is set to explode in the next 20 years and the consequences will be catastrophic. One of the major reasons for the slowing birth rate is the choice among people in their 20s, 30s and 40s to be child-free.

In contrast to those who don’t really want to have children, there is a mother-to-be who believes that the arrival of a son will transform her life, and she can’t wait to welcome him into this world. Like most mothers, however, she has lots of concerns, but what are those concerns? Can the quality of life be assured for her newborn?