When you become pregnant

Issuance of Mother and Child Health Handbook

Mother and child health handbooks are issued to pregnant women.
Please notify us as soon as possible in order to receive the handbook, as it is used to record your pregnancy and child's growth.

Necessary Items

  • Pregnancy notification form etc. issued by the hospital
  • Pregnant woman's My number card or My number notification card
  • Inkan seal

Remarks / Other

A meeting with a public health nurse and dietitian will be held when the Mother and Child Handbook is issued.
 Please contact us in advance if you wish to change the scheduled time.

Health checkups for pregnant women

We issue subsidies for 14 regular health checkups and 6 ultrasound appointments for all pregnant women (with a Niseko address). It is provided at the time the Mother and Child Health Handbook is issued.
  • Medical examination tickets are only valid for medical institutions in Hokkaido. If you are planning to have pregnancy health checkup/childbirth at a medical institution outside of Hokkaido, due to returning to parents house etc. please consult us before leaving. Please also contact us if you have already left.
  • Pregnant women moving to Niseko are required to notify us at the time of moving-in.
  • If you want to move out of town, please contact the person in charge of health checkups for pregnant women.

Papa Mama seminar

The program is held as a place to nurture the desire to become a parent and family bonding while learning about pregnancy, childbirth, and childcare.
TargetPregnant women and families who are expecting
PlaceChomin Center
To bringMother and Child Handbook, Papa Mama seminar textbook (Distributed at the time of issuing the Mother and Child Handbook)
ContentsLearning about pregnancy, childbirth, childcare
Interact with other families who are also expecting
RemarksAttendees will be informed privately

Inquiries regarding information on this page

Health and Welfare Section health promotion staff