Information for soon-to-be Parents
Information on the most important steps from notifying the employer about the pregnancy, maternity leave, child benefit, and parental leave to returning to work after parental leave, as well as support services for parents of small children.
Becoming a Parent
Information about the most important steps from pregnancy registration to returning to work.
Parental Leave & Allowance
Parental leave is a period of time completely – or at least intensively – dedicated to looking after a child.
Returning to Work
The process of returning to work and the extent to which contact is maintained during and after parental leave, caregiver leave, or special leave should be tailored to individual needs.
Child benefit is a social welfare payment to the parents or guardians of children. How much is paid depends on the number of children and their ages.
Present for New Parents
The birth of a child is a very special event. To mark the occasion, new parents receive a small present in addition to a congratulatory card.