photo credit: The Baby Box Co./ Vogue
photo credit: The Baby Box Co./ Vogue

For the nearly 80 years, a large number of newborn babies in Finland have been sleeping inside a cardboard box. Since 1938, the Finnish government has offered expectant, low-income mothers a free baby box that doubles as a bassinet, along with bedding, a coat, diapers, a thermometer, and a few other new-baby essentials.

The initiative began as an attempt […].

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Andrea Leonhardt

“Made in Germany,” Andrea Leonhardt is the managing editor for BK Reader. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in American studies and education, and a master’s...

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