Sweden has gotten a princess!

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Sweden has gotten a princess!
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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 10:39am

Yesterday the Swedish crownprincess Victoria gave birth to

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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 11:38am
I love the name Estelle. I heard about this on the news. For some reason I hadn't realized she was pregnant!

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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 11:47am
That's awesome! What a beautiful name. :)
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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 11:52am
Pretty names!

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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 1:11pm

She worked

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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 1:16pm
I was going to say that's kind of too bad she didn't get more of a break before the baby was born, but then again I remember all too well at the end feeling uncomfortable to the point I just wanted to be done.

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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 1:41pm

Well the best part is that

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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 3:55pm
The parental leave is compulsory there? Thats interesting. I think I prefer having it as an option but leaving it to be a choice rather than being forced to take time off.

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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 4:31pm

Swedish laws say that the parents get 480 days

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Registered: 11-14-2011
Fri, 02-24-2012 - 4:37pm
Amazing ....
Do you live in Sweden?
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Fri, 02-24-2012 - 4:43pm

Well it bit difficult, I live in a country with in the boarders of