childbirth

Why Is Japan the Safest Place in the World for Babies to Be Born?

Out of the many questions people from the outside have about Japan, one seems to be more interesting than others – is Japan safe for pregnant women? Or simply put, is Japan a good place to give birth? Japan has hundreds of things to be regarded for, but when it comes to infant mortality rate,…

New, Revolutionary Japanese Taxi Service for Pregnant Women in Iwate!

If you’re a pregnant woman and your due date is approaching, your doctor or midwife will probably ask you how you’re going to get to the clinic or hospital when you go into labor. For those who have a car and somebody to drive them this shouldn’t be a problem, but what about those who…

3 Interesting Facts about Pregnancy and Childbirth in Japan

For first-time mothers, pregnancy and childbirth can be somewhat unnerving at times. You don’t know what to expect, how to behave, or whose advice to follow. Having a baby in a culture that is not your own can make things even more complicated. jp.fotolia.com/ Japan is a rather safe place to have a baby, maternal…