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Physical Checkups for Pregnant Women & Infants

Physical Checkups for Pregnant Women

It is important for pregnant women to undergo regular checkups to make sure their child is growing well. Women can receive government-aided prenatal checkups 14 times, at various medical facilities throughout the prefecture.

Recommended frequency of physical checkups

  • First examination to 23 weeks・・・Once every 4 weeks
  • 24 weeks to 35 weeks・・・Once every 2 weeks
  • 36 weeks onwards・・・Once every week

Government-aided physical checkups

Government-aided prenatal checkups can be undergone at designated medical institutions throughout the prefecture. Please use the examination coupon found in your “Okaasan Set”.

Physical Checkups for Infants

To ensure your child is growing healthily.

At designated medical institution

※Please refer to your “Baby Set” sent at 3 months of age.

  • Physical checkup at 3~4 months
  • Physical checkup at 7~8 months
  • Physical checkup at 1 year
  • Dental checkup at 1 year

You will be sent a notification for checkup, so please go to a Public Health Center.

  • Physical checkup at 1 1/2 years
  • Physical checkup at 3 years

Consultations about child growth and development

  • Physical checkups for infants (appointment only)

You will be sent a notification for checkup, so please go to a designated dental institution.

  • Fluoride application at 2 years
  • Fluoride application at 2 1/2 years
  • Pre-school fluoride application


Mother and Child Public Health Division
TEL 099-216-1485
FAX 099-216-1284

Health & Prevention Division
TEL 099-258-2341
FAX 099-258-2392

North Public Health Center
TEL 099-244-5693
FAX 099-244-5698

East Public Health Center
TEL 099-216-1310
FAX 099-216-1308

West Public Health Center
TEL 099-252-8522
FAX 099-252-8541

Central Public Health Center
TEL 099-258-2364
FAX 099-258-2392

South Public Health Center
TEL 099-268-2315
FAX 099-268-2928