Child health and
Our Child Health and Childcare pages contain useful information about Japanese child health and welfare-related services, as well as tips for when your child becomes sick or injured in Japan.
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General information about pediatric services and costs in Japan
How to find a clinic or hospital, and things to keep in mind when you use pediatric emergency services
Overview of baby checkups in Japan and where and how to get a checkup
A chart explaining the routine and voluntary vaccination schedule in Japan. Includes vaccination cost information
Information about free play centers, babysitters and mom and baby classes. The mom and baby class section has real mothers’ reactions to privately run lessons, such as baby massage and baby swimming classes.
Overview of school life in a Japanese daycare, kindergarten or preschool. Guidance on how to enroll your child and average costs are included.