The Scandinavian countries Sweden, Finland and Norway — shown here on this world globe — are the best places for Moms, according to a new study.
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Paris Saint-Germain football club's newly recruited Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C), poses with his new jersey next to the football club's chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi (L) and Brazilian sporting director Leonardo during a press conference as part of Ibrahimovic's official presentation at the Parc des Princes on July 18, 2012 in Paris.
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Christian Iraqis in Sweden
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Jimmie Akesson, chairman of the Sweden Democrats, celebrates among party workers in Stockholm on Sept. 19, 2010
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Cows at a farm in Kalmar, Sweden
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FAMILY SUPPORT: Sweden encourages couples like the Blandfords to procreate
READING MATTER: Subway commuters in Stockholm, Sweden, read the free daily newspaper Metro, on their way to work
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A Google Street View car is driven in Sundsvall, northern Sweden September 13, 2011.
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Sweden's captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic clebrates scoring the 4-2 goal during the friendly match England vs Sweden in Stockholm, Sweden on November 14, 2012
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The destroyed windscreen of a Bulgarian football team's bus after hooligans from Sweden's AIK club reportedly hurled rocks at it outside the Rasunda stadium in Stockholm on August 19, 2010.
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In this July 30, 2001 file photo, Sweden's Annika Sorenstam, right, and teammate Tiger Woods read their putt during the "Battle at Bighorn."
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Cuba's Angel Valodia Matos, left, kicks match referee Sweden's Chakir Chelbat in the face during a bronze medal match against Kazakhstan's Arman Chilmanov in the men's taekwondo +80 kilogram class at the Beijing 2008 Olympics
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The first Ikea store, located in Aelmhult, Sweden
England's Rio Ferdinand (R) battles Sweden's Marcus Allbaeck for the ball
Fredrik Ljungberg (right) and Olof Mellberg get shirty at a Sweden team practice
Advertising billboards for Ikea swedish meatballs are taken down at the Ikea store in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday, Feb. 25, 2012, after the Swedish furniture giant Ikea was drawn into Europe's widening food labeling scandal.
In this photo made available by the competition organizers, six contestants sit on ice blocks for the annual ice pole-sitting contest in Vilhelmina, Northern Sweden, Friday Feb. 8, 2013.
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Police officers stand around a local train that derailed and crashed into a residential building in Saltsjobaden outside Stockholm, Sweden, Jan. 15, 2013.
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Police outside the Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt´s residence Sagerska Palace in Stockholm, Sweden.
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"Santa Rainbow" from Hong Kong competes in the Santa-Karaoke event during the Santa Clause Winter Games in Gallivare, above the polar circle in northern Sweden on November 17, 2012.
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Chelsea's Deco, right, of Portugal, gives chase as the Seattle Sounders' Freddie Ljungberg, of Sweden, moves the ball upfield during the first half of a friendly soccer match on Saturday, July 18, 2009, in Seattle
The Canadian women's hockey team celebrates after their 4-1 victory over Sweden
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READY, STEADY, SAIL: Britain's GBR Challenge, left, and Sweden's Victory Challenge set off
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Stieg Larsson is seen relaxing on a sail yacht with a glass of his favorite whiskey Cragganmore during an overnight stop in the archipelago of Stockholm, Sweden, in the 1990's.
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CEO of Volvo Cars Corp Stephen ODell, left, Chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Li Shufu, centre, and Chief Financial Officer of Ford Lewis Booth pictured during a press conference at the Volvo plant headquarters in Sweden, Sunday March 28, 2010