Are you worried about pregnancy? A midwife or a public health nurse will visit your home if you are expecting your first baby and are 5 or more months pregnant. The midwife will offer consultation if you have any concerns about caring for the baby after...

As of April 2016, * The Irregular antibody test and Pap Smear are now covered as items in pregnant check-up coupons. The Irregular antibody test is covered by the blood test coupon and the Pap smear is covered by  the vaginal discharge test coupon in the...

Blood tests, vaginal discharge tests and ultrasound tests are used in screening for pregnancy and as part of your prenatal care. Please refer to “Examples of Maternity Checkups” Rubella is one of the items assessed by a blood test and GBS is done by a vaginal discharge test. Group B...

Examples of Maternity Checkups An example of standard maternity check-up at hospital or clinic shown on the homepage of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. http://www.mhlw.go.jp/bunya/kodomo/boshi-hoken10/dl/02.pdf(in English) http://www.mhlw.go.jp/bunya/kodomo/boshi-hoken10/dl/01.pdf(in Japanese) Period First Trimester Second Trimester Third Trimester Up to 23rd weeks 24th weeks to 35th weeks 36th weeks until Delivery Number of Visits 1-2-3-4 5-6-7-8-9-10 11-12-13-14 Frequency of Visits Once...

Information on Maternity Health Checkup Tests 【妊娠時各種検査料のご案内】 Since pregnancy in not an illness, these checkups are not covered by Health Insurance. The prices listed here are those of Kin-ikyo Sapporo Hospital. Test Fee Maternity Health Checkup Women (2nd visit or more) ¥3.000 Fee for blood tests (general) ¥115 Blood Test for Anemia ¥1.350 Antibody Test for...

Maternal and Child Health Handbook 【母子手帳】 You will receive this package. Maternity checkup is very important for mothers and babies. Once you find you are pregnant, find your doctor as soon as possible and have a regular maternity checkup for safe delivery and healthy baby. You will receive...

【産科医療補償制度】 To Expectant Mothers and their Families Aiming for higher quality maternity care Guide to The Japan Obstetric Compensation System for Cerebral Palsy Information from Japan Council for Quality Health Care: http://sanka-hp.jcqhc.or.jp/documents/english/pdf/tirashi_eng.pdf...