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Support for Pregnant Women in Multiple Languages

NPO Mother’s Tree Japan is providing support for foreign women in multiple languages during the maternity, post-natal period.

We recommend downloading the Birth Plan Sheet made by Mother’s Tree Japan.


■Multilingual Medical guide

■Helping your healthcare needs in Japan


■Guidebook for Starting School – Procedures for Entering Japanese Schools

Bunkyo Multilingual Support Network provides information for parents and children going to public elementary schools in Japan.

■Harmonica: Culturally, Linguistically Diverse Children

A portal information site on nurturing language skills for culturally and linguistically diverse children. Specific sites for children, students, parents, teachers, researchers, and government use are listed.

Children with Special Needs

■Special Needs Education in Japan

■Do you have concerns about your child’s development? – For parents raising children in Japan