Maternity check-up calender

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