Using of Social Network for Behavioral Health Promotion of Adolescent Mothers in the Puerperium Period

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เจิดนภา แสงสว่าง
ปาริชาต ชูประดิษฐ์
พรรณี ฉุ้นประดับ
จารุณี วาระหัส

Abstract

          In 2015, it showed that female teenagers who were less than 15 years old and in the range of 15 to 19 years old delivered 2,990 and 101,301 newborn babies respectively. If we calculated it as the birth rate of 15 - 19 years old of adolescent mothers, the average would be 44 – 45 per 1,000 people. Meanwhile, there were the average only 2-6 per 1,000 people in Asian countries such as Singapore, Japan, Korea and China . This was a very high number for Thailand which was likely to increase the problems of physical, mental and social health for adolescent mothers in the puerperium period such as postpartum fever, pallidness, urinary tract infections, Endometriosis, Infections in other body systems, sexually transmitted diseases, repeat pregnancy, Insufficient nutrition due to inappropriate eating behavior, stress and depression due to lack of experience and unable to take care themselves and their children that they needed help from other people in various fields.
           Therefore, the behavioral health promotion of adolescent mothers in the puerperium period was still an important problem. It was necessary to teach them using easy advices to understand, and there were the materials which were suitable for teenagers as using the Internet in messaging programs that stimulated conversation in a group. It caused self-esteem that allowed teenagers to express themselves and share their questions, experience or concerns. This might be an innovation in the online world that can be driven to influence human behavior in order to solve the physical, mental and social health problems of adolescent mothers by using online social network to apply.

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แสงสว่างเ., ชูประดิษฐ์ป., ฉุ้นประดับพ., & วาระหัสจ. (2019). Using of Social Network for Behavioral Health Promotion of Adolescent Mothers in the Puerperium Period. JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN TECHNOLOGY, 12(1), 236-244. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journal_sct/article/view/111034
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