Childcare Support Handbooks - Now Available!

February 1, 2018 Posted in Information

The Kitakyushu International Association has published two handbooks on childcare in japan.

  • The Childcare Support Handbook for International Parents in Japan and Those Supporting Them
  • The Childcare Support Chart and What Should I Do? FAQ.

The Childcare Support Handbook covers the following items in Japanese, English, and Chinese, (part of the content has also been translated into Vietnamese and Thai):

  • Useful information for pregnant women, new mothers, their families and those supporting them. 
  • News on international families in Kitakyushu.
  • A collection of the struggles of foreign mums and dads in Japan.


The Childcare Support Chart is a leaflet of an excerpt from the booklet. It illustrates the following: A timeline of pregnancy to childbirth

  • Things to be done after birth (i.e. administrative procedures and health-related issues)
  • Information on daycares and elementary schools.
    The leaflet is easy to carry around and available in Japanese, English, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai. We hope you will find it useful.

Enquiries: Kitakyushu International Association (KIA)  TEL 093-643-5931
        ◎Childcare Support Handbook pamphlet.pdf
        ◎Childcare Support Chart chart.pdf 

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Kitakyushu International Association

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