Seven infants left in Kumamoto baby hatch in fiscal 2018

National May 28, 2019

Seven infants left in Kumamoto baby hatch in fiscal 2018

Seven infants were left in a baby hatch in the city of Kumamoto in fiscal 2018, the municipal government said Monday. A total of 144 infants have been brought to the hatch, called Konotori no Yurikago (Storks' Cradle), since it was set up at Jikei ...

National Mar 6, 2017

Japan's second baby hatch postponed

The planned establishment of Japan's second baby hatch, a place where people can anonymously leave unwanted babies, in Kobe has been put off, according to the nonprofit organization preparing to manage the facility. The NPO said Monday that it notified the Kobe Municipal Government and ...