pregnancy

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…

How to Get Your Contraception in Japan

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 is not covered by health insurance.…

Pregnancy in Japan: Differences Between Japan and Other Countries

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 A post shared by @newborn_2018 on Jul 17, 2017 at 11:20pm PDT In Japan, women who report that…