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.
Japan is a rather safe place to...
In Japan, many residents or visitors from other countries may find it difficult to access contraceptives other than condoms. Without preparation beforehand, foreigners have struggled when realizing this during their stay in Japan. Not only do you need to go to a maternity clinic to receive a prescription, contraception...
Being pregnant in Japan is quite different from other countries, some people may find it unusual, but it works with Japanese society. Here are some things that might be different from Japan's neighboring countries.
The Maternity Mark
In Japan, women who report that they are pregnant are given this keychain or...
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