I’m going to venture that a huge number of female doctors and other professionals listed here have children. It’s harder for female professionals because they also have to often still do the bulk of the work at home too, but these top earners can afford help, so they are fortunate. Less so with those who have lower paying jobs to start with.
The so-called Nordic Paradox is largely ancillary to a bunch of the statements made in this article about there being no overt pay discrimination or glass ceiling (which is actually about preventing high earners from going any further). When this was pointed out, he went off on same rant about how men do all the dangerous jobs, which is also ancillary to this topic if indeed the Nordic Paradox was the intended discussion topic.
Sometimes I really wonder why men think they are such linear and non-emotional thinkers, because it certainly doesn’t bear out a good bit of the time, in my experience.