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Pregnancy and Baby Care

Aiiku Hospital & Dr. Sakamoto`s Fee

  Aiiku Hospital Philosophy “In order to ensure the happiness and healthy growth of all mothers and babies, Aiiku Hospital provides high-quality medical care and supportsa safe and comfortable pregnancy, labor/delivery, and child-rearing.” — Aiiku Hospital Fundamental Policies “In accordance with the mission of Aiiku Hospital as well as its …

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Nisseki Hospital Delivery Fee

For those soon-to-be mothers shopping around for a good hospital to deliver at Nisseki Hospital. A friend of mine  said the doctors do not administer epidurals and the midwives at the hospital speak limited English or none at all. Nisseki Hospital Address: 4-1-22 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (map) Phone:  03-3400-1311 Website: …

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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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