Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing.

The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study : Baseline National Report, Revised March 2003.

The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study : Baseline National Report, Revised March 2003.

This study addresses four sets of related questions: (1) What are the conditions and capabilities of new unmarried parents, especially fathers? How many of these men hold steady jobs? How many want to be involved in raising their children?

Do good partners make good parents? : relationship quality and parenting in married and unmarried families.

Do good partners make good parents? : relationship quality and parenting in married and unmarried families.

We use data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to explore how relationship quality among married and unmarried parents around the time of their baby's birth and in the subsequent year is associated with parenting of one-year-old children.

Unmarried African American fathers' involvement with their infants : the role of couple relationships.

Unmarried African American fathers' involvement with their infants : the role of couple relationships.

Almost one-third of all children and 70% of African American children in the U.S. are born to parents who are not married. At the time of children's births, almost all unmarried fathers have contact with their infants, but this connection drops over time.