Oct 7, 2015

NEXT TPG MEETING: Thursday, October 15th

Speaker:    Brett Iimura, Childbirth Education Center (via Skype)

Topics:      Selecting a Caregiver in Japan, pregnancy and birth planning, baby health

Time & date: Thursday, October 15th, 11am-1pm

Location:       Exact location has been emailed to active members.  Please contact us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com

Oct 6, 2015

Best Living Japan (Tokyo Stroller Update)

Tokyo Stroller recently merged with Best Living Japan to bring more family-friendly content to TPG members. They hope the free information on pregnancy, doctor and hospital fees and baby care guides will be helpful:

Quick link to doctor and hospital fees: 


Quick link to baby care guide:

TPG Social Event - Save the Date

Sunday Brunch on October 25th from 12:00-14:00
Please join us for a TPG brunch. As always, partners and husbands are welcome to join.

We have not yet chosen a venue, so if you have any suggestions please email us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com.

Once we have set a venue we will send out an email to members with details, and request confirmation of your attendance.

Sep 25, 2015

NEXT TPG MEETING: Thursday, October 1st

Speaker: Stephanie Kawai, Doula Services
Topics: Doula services and Pregnancy related Q&A
Time & Date: Thursday, October 1st, 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Exact location has been emailed to active members
Please contact us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com

Sep 14, 2015

Prenatal Yoga at Sun and Moon

Starting on Sunday October 4th, Anastasia Smith will be teaching a prenatal yoga class at Sun and Moon Yoga in Gotanda (sunandmoon.jp) on Sundays from 4:30-6 p.m. 

Open to anyone pregnant or interested in prenatal care. All levels of fitness and experience welcome.


Kspace Manager Howard Harris is a very well known First Aid Trainer. He runs popular courses teaching essential first aid skills and emergency care techniques for teachers and parents. We are happy to announce that we have a course for you on Saturday, October 10th
This is a special one-day course with practical, life-saving, easy-to-understand information.
This course is open to all parents, family members, carers/nannies (anyone over age 16), even if they are not Kspace members. So please feel free to tell your friends to come along. Reservations required.

If you buy a ticket to the Emergency Care/First Aid course your child can attend Saturday School for just 5,000 yen – a 50% discount! 
The course is from 10.00am to 3.00pm, please bring Obento/lunch. 

Please book or mail me with any questions that you have and we look forward to seeing you there!

See our web page and flyer: 

Workshop Content:
 (1) Scene Assessment. (2) Barrier Use.  (3) Primary Assessment. (4) CPR: Chest Compressions Combined with Rescue Breathing. (5) Serious Bleeding Management. (6) Shock Management. (7) Spinal Injury Management. (8) Conscious/Unconscious Choking Child. 
The training will also cover all 4 skills in the First Aid course:
(1) Injury Assessment. (2) Illness Assessment. (3) Bandaging. (4) Splinting for dislocations and fractures.
Tuition is in English. 

Kspace International Preschool and Kindergarten
5丁目-13-39 Shirokanedai  Minato, Tokyo 108-0071, Japan

Sep 11, 2015

NEXT TPG MEETING: Thursday, Sept 17th

Speaker: Dr. Taiken Jo from Acura Acupuncture
Topics: Self Care during pregnancy - The Oriental Medicine Perspective
Time & Date: Thursday September 17, 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Exact location has been emailed to active members
Please contact us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com

Aug 27, 2015

NEXT TPG MEETING Thursday, September 3rd

Speaker: Candice Quist- Post Partum Doula
Topics: Postpartum care for mommy and baby

Time & Date: Thursday September 3rd, 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Exact location has been emailed to active members

Please contact us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com

Aug 23, 2015

English Speaking Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Doctor Seiya Orito established a new practice in February 2015 and is fluent in English, with working-level French.

Seiya Orito, MD, PhD
Orito Iin (Clinic)
折戸医院  折戸 征也
〒170-0013豊島区東池袋4-3-6 石田ビル2階
電話 03(6912)8567 FAX 03(6912)8847

Aug 17, 2015

NEXT TPG MEETING Thursday, August 20th

Speaker: Hiroshi Yamada-san, from the Suto Healing Center
Topics: How to prevent a back pain during pregnancyTime & Date: Thursday August 20th, 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Exact location is emailed to active members one week before the meeting

Please contact us at tokyopregnancygroup@gmail.com