What names do foreign nationals give their babies in Switzerland?
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What names do foreign nationals give their babies in Switzerland?

Each year for more than three decades, the Federal Statistical Office has been publishing the first names of infants born in Switzerland the previous year. It seems that foreigners favour names that are typical of their national background.

REVEALED: The most popular baby name in each Swiss canton
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REVEALED: The most popular baby name in each Swiss canton

What is emergency childcare in Switzerland and how do I access it?

What is emergency childcare in Switzerland and how do I access it?

Covid-19: Switzerland to allow children over 12 to be vaccinated without parental consent
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Covid-19: Switzerland to allow children over 12 to be vaccinated without parental consent

EU approves use of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children 12 and over in Europe

EU approves use of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children 12 and over in Europe

VERDICT: How to save money when raising children in Switzerland

VERDICT: How to save money when raising children in Switzerland

Revealed: Switzerland’s most popular baby names

Revealed: Switzerland’s most popular baby names

Dozens quarantined after coronavirus outbreak in Neuchâtel creche

Dozens quarantined after coronavirus outbreak in Neuchâtel creche

Why doctors in Switzerland want to cut back on testing children for Covid-19?

Why doctors in Switzerland want to cut back on testing children for Covid-19?

Parents to share child custody in Switzerland

Parents to share child custody in Switzerland

Have your say: How can you save money on raising children in Switzerland?
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Have your say: How can you save money on raising children in Switzerland?

Explained: Why the Swiss are worried about ‘parent taxis’

Explained: Why the Swiss are worried about ‘parent taxis’

Not a Heidi in sight: The most popular Swiss baby names in 2018

Not a Heidi in sight: The most popular Swiss baby names in 2018

Readers’ verdict: Switzerland is great for kids but bad for parents

Readers’ verdict: Switzerland is great for kids but bad for parents

Day care waiting lists ‘a thing of the past’ in Zurich

Day care waiting lists ‘a thing of the past’ in Zurich

Tell us: What is it really like bringing up kids in Switzerland?

Tell us: What is it really like bringing up kids in Switzerland?

Switzerland ranked ‘worst in Europe’ for being family-friendly

Switzerland ranked ‘worst in Europe’ for being family-friendly

School Holiday Fun: March of the miniature pigs at Basel Zoo

School Holiday Fun: March of the miniature pigs at Basel Zoo

OPINION: The benefits of raising children in Switzerland
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OPINION: The benefits of raising children in Switzerland

Parenting: should you raise independent children the ‘Swiss’ way?

Parenting: should you raise independent children the ‘Swiss’ way?

Politician with sleeping baby ejected from Swiss regional parliament

Politician with sleeping baby ejected from Swiss regional parliament

Swiss teachers expect too little of migrant children: study

Swiss teachers expect too little of migrant children: study

Why your kids’ cute bath toys could be a haven for bacteria

Why your kids’ cute bath toys could be a haven for bacteria

Here’s why this cardboard baby box costs 269 Swiss francs

Here’s why this cardboard baby box costs 269 Swiss francs

Swiss restaurant raises ire with ban on baby strollers

Swiss restaurant raises ire with ban on baby strollers

Swiss ski school scraps “stressful” races for young children

Swiss ski school scraps “stressful” races for young children

Should parents in Switzerland be banned from smacking their children?

Should parents in Switzerland be banned from smacking their children?

Paternity leave initiative in Swiss parliament’s hands

Paternity leave initiative in Swiss parliament’s hands

Do parents in Switzerland pay more attention to their smartphones than their children?

Do parents in Switzerland pay more attention to their smartphones than their children?

Bern voters say no to extra funds aimed at helping young asylum seekers

Bern voters say no to extra funds aimed at helping young asylum seekers

How to help your child adjust to life abroad
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How to help your child adjust to life abroad

The pros and cons of having kids in Switzerland

The pros and cons of having kids in Switzerland

Swiss court rules child ‘too pampered’ for school

Swiss court rules child ‘too pampered’ for school

Study: stereotypes still rule in Swiss family life

Study: stereotypes still rule in Swiss family life

Switzerland sees rise in child victims of forced marriage

Switzerland sees rise in child victims of forced marriage

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Kidnapping of Swiss boy raises online gaming fears

Swiss foundation helps children of alcoholics

Swiss foundation helps children of alcoholics

Expat’s time in Zurich inspires racy novel

Expat’s time in Zurich inspires racy novel

Swiss rank 13th among best places for mums

Swiss rank 13th among best places for mums

Child adoptions in Switzerland plummet

Child adoptions in Switzerland plummet

Mother arrested over deaths of two tots

Mother arrested over deaths of two tots

Switzerland seeks more male nursery workers

Switzerland seeks more male nursery workers

Should children in Switzerland undergo Covid-19 testing?

Should children in Switzerland undergo Covid-19 testing?

Why Switzerland is one of the best countries in the world to be a child

Why Switzerland is one of the best countries in the world to be a child

Kidnap rate spikes as Swiss marry foreigners

Kidnap rate spikes as Swiss marry foreigners

Woman killed in massive rock fall in Graubünden

Woman killed in massive rock fall in Graubünden

Son sentenced to jail for punching his mother

Son sentenced to jail for punching his mother

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Parents who divorce to get joint custody

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Church ‘sorry’ for Swiss child home torture

UBS ‘seducing’ kids with Red Bull

UBS ‘seducing’ kids with Red Bull

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Swiss state placing younger kids in homes

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Switzerland reels after huge sex abuse scandal

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Police find GPS microchip of missing twins’ father

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Children of alcoholics targeted by new site

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Missing twins: police search draws blank

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Child’s raft in Swiss lake mystifies locals

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Public to vote on paedophile ban

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Cat dies after kids put it in washing machine

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Kids finding it harder to buy booze

Sex box row: minister won’t get involved

Sex box row: minister won’t get involved

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Conservatives slam school sex ed plan

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Foetuses operated on in mothers’ wombs

Fox attacks 3-year old Swiss girl in bed

Fox attacks 3-year old Swiss girl in bed

Zurich cuts access to international schools

Zurich cuts access to international schools

Politician compares gay couples to cocaine

Politician compares gay couples to cocaine

EXPLAINED: Why Swiss doctors want to vaccinate children against the flu this year?

EXPLAINED: Why Swiss doctors want to vaccinate children against the flu this year?