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How to Register the birth of your Thai baby.

How to Register the birth of your Thai baby.

Before I explain step by step how to get a Thai birth certificate, and how to complete other associated tasks, I would like to suggest some classic German literature as…

Our Thai baby is very very ugly

Our Thai baby is very very ugly

Bringing Home a Newborn Baby in Thailand We have recently brought our new baby home from the hospital. The first thing my wife did was stock up on food and…

Yu Fai: Lie near the fire after child birth

Yu Fai: Lie near the fire after child birth

Yu Fai, which literally means ‘lie near fire’, is a traditional practice for Thai women after child birth. The practice is rooted in superstition but it also a real therapeutic…

My Thai mother-in-law has come to stay: day 1

My Thai mother-in-law has come to stay: day 1

I get on OK with my Thai mother in law, and I think I am the only ‘farang’ in Thailand I know that does. We cannot communicate very well. Communicating…

Pregnant Thai ladies: Truth Stranger Than Fiction

Pregnant Thai ladies: Truth Stranger Than Fiction

My wife is expecting. Wonderful news of course and I am delighted. However, all good things come at a price and this being Thailand that price is unusual and unexpected.…