Where can I give birth inexpensively?
There are subsidies that cover the cost for having a child at designated midwifery facilities for pregnant women with low income.
This system does not require any explanation about the parent's visa or circumstances surrounding the birth.
There are limits depending on your income and amounts you must pay.
You need a reservation if you wish to use the service.
For the application, you need your seal, taxation certificate from the previous year, proof that you have reserved a midwifery facility for having your child and your Maternal and Child Health Handbook.
Also, when you and your spouse are both have health insurance or National Health Insurance and have the child at a hospital enrolled in the obstetric care assurance system you will receive 420,000 yean.
You will receive 390,000 yen for hospitals that are not part of the obstetric care assurance system.