Maternity check-up calendar

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. English) 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 Every 4 Weeks Once Every 2 Weeks Once a Week
Basic Items Consultation Depending on Weeks of Pregnancy
  Measurement–Height of Uterine Fundus, Abdominal Circumference,
  Blood Pressure, Swelling, Urine Test (Blood/Protein), Weight
  Advice on Diet and Daily Life
Tests Blood Test Blood Test Blood Test
  Blood Type Blood Cell Count Blood Cell Count
  Blood Cell Count Blood Sugar Ultrasound Test
  Blood Sugar Vaginal Discharge Test  
  Hepatitis B GBS  
  Hepatitis C Ultrasound Test  
  Vaginal Discharge Test    
  Pap Smear    
  Ultrasound Test    
  Blood Test (by 30 weeks of Pregnancy)  
  Vaginal Discharge Test