Starting a family and living with children in Sweden

Last updated: 25 11 2021

About Sweden – an orientation about Swedish society.
An illustrated collage with a classroom, a family on a bench, a playground, a mother with a child, and a pregnant woman.

This theme is about starting a family and living with children in Sweden.

The texts are about being a parent in a new country and explain the various types of support that families with children can receive from the authorities. The texts also describe children’s rights and parents’ rights and obligations.

The theme also covers children’s health and explains who you should contact if your child becomes ill or has issues with mental health or addiction.

It also describes the Swedish education system and what it is like to have children in Swedish schools.