Sendai mom, 31, admits suffocating baby girl, is arrested

Dec 10, 2014

Sendai mom, 31, admits suffocating baby girl, is arrested

Miyagi Prefecture Police said they arrested a 31-year-old woman from Aoba Ward, Sendai, on Tuesday on suspicion of killing her 4-month-old daughter. Police said Yumi Suzuki suffocated her daughter, Ayaka, at their home by covering her mouth and nose with a blanket. Suzuki reportedly ...

Baby showers, treats for moms-to-be all the rage

Oct 1, 2013

Baby showers, treats for moms-to-be all the rage

by Tomoko Arima

Baby showers, a mainly American tradition of holding special parties for expectant mothers to celebrate the imminent arrival of their babies, are gradually gaining popularity in Japan. Tokyo Baby Cafe, a cafe near Tokyo’s Omotesando boulevard with an indoor playroom for babies and toddlers, ...