Profile: Yuko Hoshino, Chief of
Maternity Center and Midwife at Mejiro Birth House
Ms. Hoshino’s vast experience includes over
1100 deliveries. Her practice includes myofascial treatment and
has been highly established not only for natural birth delivery
but health care after childbirth.
In the beginning of her career, she received a certificate in midwifery in 1979 after graduating from SEIBO College of Nursing.
She practiced midwifery at Tokai University Hospital, SEIBO Hospital, and other obstetrics and gynecology hospitals, then became an official visitation counselor for neonatal infants and families in the Cities of Toshima and Nerima. During her counseling practice, she also instructed women on personal healthcare at the YWCA.
She practiced in the assistance of home birthing since 1994 while working as a midwife in a maternity center.
In 1998 she started her own practice of midwifery, the Mejiro Birth House.