The number of babies drops for the first time since the pandemic – mother Malin in Västerås: “Many people work at home”

Throughout the country, care for children has decreased, both among women and men. In Västmanland, there were both fewer people who vacated and fewer days of temporary parental allowance (vab) paid out in 2023 compared to 2021.

There are still more women than men who vacillate. Försäkringskassan writes on its website that three out of five maternity leave days are taken out by women.

– It costs to vape and it also depends on what profession you have, for example, can you vape or do you have a job where you have to be on site, says Lotta Jernström, press officer for Försäkringskassan.

“He earns more, that’s why I’m at home” In the video, you get to come along to the open nursery and meet parents who have experience of babysitting.