BANGKOK - Every day roughly 370 teenage girls give birth to unplanned babies in Thailand, some under 15 years old, according to a study by the Bureau of Epidemiology.
The study also concluded that each day about 10 girls under 15 give birth to a child.
The study, conducted from 2008 to 2011, involved students in grades 8 and 11 and second year vocational students.
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