Day Trip to Ube

The main reason we decided to head to Ube for a day trip was to see the Japanese wind chimes at Kotozaki-hachimangu Shrine . Furin, Japanese wind chimes, are known as the sound of summer. Many Japanese people enjoy hearing the soothing sound the chimes make while blowing in the wind. It is even said… Continue reading Day Trip to Ube

3 Babies in 3 Countries: Japanese Birth Experience-Part 2

Before beginning the rest of the story about my Japanese Birth experience, it is important to note that at ICC they have many, many rules that they did not have at the hospitals I delivered at in Colorado and Germany. One rule was that they do not allow children to visit the newborn in the… Continue reading 3 Babies in 3 Countries: Japanese Birth Experience-Part 2