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Japanese Vaccination Schedule

A few mothers asked me about the differences in the US and Japanese Vaccination Schedules. I hope this post helps clarify the issue. Click on the links below for the U.S. and Japanese Immunization/Vaccination Schedules. The immunization price list for Dr. Kurosu at Primary Care Tokyo in Shimokitazawa is listed at …

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Hourly Day Care (Ichiji Hoiku)

I was informed by my Japanese friend that a few Tokyo Metropolitan Government certified nurseries offer “ichiji hoiku” (hourly day care) at ¥500/hour (the rate for the ones I visited in Meguro-ku). I couldn`t believe it; ¥500/hour to leave your child with extremely nice and highly trained teachers, in a …

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