Keeping abreast of breastfeeding

To help new mothers adjust to life caring for their babies, and to answer potentially tricky questions, the Thai Breastfeeding Centre has launched The Breastfeeding Atlas Thai Edition.

Thailand's first picture-based guidebook on the subject was created by doctors, nurses, nutritionists and healthcare personnel from various organisations in response to HRH Princess Srirasm's vision to promote the importance of breastfeeding among Thai mothers. The publication took three years to be completed.

The book features detailed information for nursing mothers, including problem-solving sections.

The 276-page volume contains 672 photos and is divided into six chapters covering the fundamentals, common difficulties, breastfeeding in special circumstances, case studies, breastfeeding at work and know-how.

The Breastfeeding Atlas Thai Edition is priced at 950 baht and can be purchased by calling 081-546-3005 or by sending an email to The book is also available at Chulalongkorn University Book Centre. Proceeds will go to the Thai Breastfeeding Centre.

For more information, call 081-546-3005.