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Finland is one of the most stable and safe countries in the world. It is not strange to find the name of this nation of about 5.5 million inhabitants among the first places in the rankings on education, press freedom and welfare policies.
When it comes to assessing the living conditions of mothers, Finland ranks second, right next to Norway, according to the report Save the Children The State of the World’s Mothers. It is a country that grants time paid to mothers and fathers to adapt to the arrival of a new member in the family.
To learn more about how the Finnish system works and how is to be a mother in Finland, we asked some questions to the Finnish journalist Maija Koski, who is editor-in-chief of Vauva and Meidän Perhe, Sanoma Media Finland in Helsinki. This is what she told us: