Having a baby in any situation is generally an exciting, yet stressful experience, and of course, being in a new country can add to the latter. However, there are a few hopsitals and clinics that offer support for foreign mothers, and mothers looking for alternative childbirth options:

Yui Clinic

supports natural childbirth in a home-like atmosphere. They offer both physical and mental support during delivery, and allow family members to be present at childbirth.

Adventist Medical Center

offers full support for the mother’s delivery wishes in the safety of a large hospital environment, and many of the doctors and nurses are able to speak English. AMC also procedures such as epidurals and circumcises which are not performed in Japan.