Pregnancy・Childbirth

最終更新日 2015年7月8日 印刷

Interpreters are available when you need a help to take procedures at the window.

Interpreters are available on following days;

English:Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays  8:30~16:00

Pregnancy

 

Childbirth

 

Pregnancy

Maternal and Child Health Handbook and Prenatal Health Check-up 

When you realize you are pregnant, you must immediately file pregnancy notification and receive the Maternal and Child Health Handbook. (Handbooks are available in such languages as Chinese, English, Portuguese, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Indonesian and Spanish.)  This handbook contains application cards for health check-up of a baby and of a pregnant woman. The pregnant woman is eligible for 14 free health check-ups at any medical facility with these application cards.

When you move into Fukui, you can not use health check-up application cards obtained at a municipal office in previous residential area. You need to exchange them to the application cards issued by Fukui Municipal Office.

Things needed to be prepared
  • (To exchange application cards)  Application cards issued at the municipal office in previous
    residential area
Maternal and Child Health Handbook

Maternal and Child Health Handbook

Section in charge
  • Citizen's Affairs Division   Phone:0776-20-5286

  

Childbirth

Birth Notification

When a baby is born in Japan, either a father or a mother must file a Birth Notification at the local Municipal Office within 14 days.

Things needed to be prepared
  • Birth Notification (can be obtained at SHIMIN-KA desk)
  • Birth Certificate (have the doctor fill in it)
  • Maternal and Child Health Handbook
  • Personal Seal
Section in charge
  • Citizen's Affairs Division   Phone:0776-20-5286

  

Other notifications after childbirth
  • Entry into National Health Insurance Program

 

Services you can receive after childbirth
  • Lump-sum Birth Allowance
  • Child Allowance
  • Child Medical Care Subsidy
  • Child Support Allowance
  • Special Child Support Allowance
  • Medical Care Subsidy for single-mother and children, single-father and children and widows
  • Babies and Infants Medical Check-ups
  • Vaccinations (Immunization)
  • Consultation service about childcare