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Freebies for newborns in the Netherlands

When your new baby is delivered, this will undoubtedly be the…
pregnancy and dismissal

Pregnancy and dismissal: what you need to know

Unfortunately, getting fired during pregnancy is a nasty situation…
Childbirth

Childbirth Preparation June/July Monday/Tuesday 2017 (Amsterdam)

The trainers suggest that in order to take part on the course…
birth

I gave birth in the Netherlands - and it didn't suck

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As a foreigner living in the Netherlands, probably you've heard…
Newborn

Born yesterday: mothers and their newborn babies - in pictures

Photographer Jenny Lewis took 150 photographs of new mothers…

My CB Said What? Ridiculous Advice From The Consultatiebureau

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To provide a little background for this post, the Consultatiebureau,…
How to lose those extra kilos weight (and never get them again)

How to lose those extra kilos weight (and never get them again)

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I've never considered myself fat. Moreover, most of my life people…
Could parental leave be why Dutch kids are the world’s happiest?

Could parental leave be why Dutch kids are the world’s happiest?

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Unicef calls the Dutch the happiest children in the world and…
NLs in top five countries for mothers (Photo; Arianna Ardia)

NLs in top five countries for mothers

The chance of a woman in the Netherlands dying during pregnancy…
How to fit into Dutch society, have a home birth (Photo: Sofeminine)

How to fit into Dutch society, have a home birth

The Shallow Man, after ten years in the Netherlands has learned…
Dutch crèches refusing non-vaccinated children

Dutch crèches refusing non-vaccinated children

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At least 5 crèches in the Netherlands now refuse children who…
Five forms of child care in the Netherlands - Day care

Five forms of childcare in the Netherlands - Part 1: Day care

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Are you expecting your first child soon? And are you looking…
New rules for day care tax reduction in 2014 (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

New rules for day care tax reduction in 2014

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Working and having or expecting to have kids at the day care…
The government has extended the leave regulation (Picture: Arianna Ardia)

The government has extended the leave regulation

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If a mother dies during giving birth to her child, the father…