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Parent-Child Health Consultations

Consultations are offered on child care and health issues related to babies and young children. Consultations are also offered on concerns regarding pregnancy and on giving birth. Expectant mothers and those who have already given birth are welcome. These services are free.
* Please be aware that medical checks will not be performed by a doctor.

Locations

Health Checks for Babies and Young Children

Please remember to take your child to the doctor periodically for health checks.
In Hamamatsu, you can receive 4-month and 10-month medical check-ups for your child at city-entrusted medical facilities for free (expenses are borne by the city). For the 18 month old check-up and the 3 year old check-up, an individual notice will be sent out.

4 Month Old Check-up

Age Children between 3 and 5 months old
Examination Type Individual (one at a time)
Items to Bring The 4 month check-up voucher from your Maternal and Child Health Handbook
Locations Hospitals and clinics (e.g. pediatricians and gynecologists entrusted by the City)

10 Month Old Check-up

Age Children from 9 months old until the day before they turn 1 year old
Examination Type Individual (one at a time)
Items to Bring The 10 month check-up voucher from your Maternal and Child Health Handbook
Locations Hospitals and clinics (e.g. pediatricians and gynecologists entrusted by the City)

18 Month Old Check-up

Age Children between 18 and 20 months old
Examination Type Group examination
Examination Contents Interview, physical measurements, examination, dental exam, consultation, etc.
Locations Health Centers, Community Collaboration Centers, etc.

3 Year Old Check-up

Age: Children from 3 years of age until the day before they turn 4 years old
* Please inform us if your child moved into Hamamatsu when they were between 2 years 9 months old and 4 years old and has not yet taken the 3 year old examination.

Ward of Residence Examination Location Notification Method
General
(Individual Exams)
Dental
(Group Exams)
Naka, Higashi, Minami, Nishi, Kita Hospitals or Clinics
(Individual Exams)
Dental Health Centers
Healthcare Centers
Community Collaboration Centers, etc.
Individual notices will be sent the month before your child's 3rd birthday
Hamakita Healthcare Centers
General and dental (Group Exams)
Individual notices will be sent when your child is between 3 years 3 months old and 3 years 4 months old
Tenryu

2 Year Old Dental Check-up

Age: Children between 2 years old and 2 years 3 months old at the month of examination
Exam Type: Group examination
Exam Contents: Oral health exam, fluoride treatment (optional)
Items to Bring: Maternal and child health handbook, toothbrush (a new brush for final brushing)
* Please take the examination in your ward of residence at a location that offers the examination.

Ward of Residence Examination Location Date and Time
Naka Dental Health Center,
Community Collaboration Centers
Varies according to location, so please check the Hamamatsu Information Bulletin.
Higashi, Nishi, Kita, Hamakita, Tenryu Healthcare Centers, etc.
Minami Ward office, etc.

Enquiries

Dental Health Center or Health Promotion Divisions

Naka, Higashi, Minami, Nishi, Tenryu Wards

Kita Wards

Hamakita Wards