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Only 12 per cent of infants exclusive breastfed: survey

Only 12 per cent of infants under the age of 6 months are exclusively breastfed, a survey has found.

The survey was carried out by a survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) and Unicef among 27,000 households nationwide between September and November 2012.

In Bangkok and central region, the exclusive breastfeeding rate is only 8 per cent, which is lower than other regions.

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