Men's Pregnancy Intentions and Prenatal Behaviors: What They Mean for Fathers’ Involvement with Their Children

This research brief from Child Trends offers an overview of a growing body of research on men’s pregnancy intentions. New research suggests that men’s pregnancy intentions and prenatal behaviors may have implications for fathers’ later involvement with their children. Utilizing data from the 9-month Resident Father Survey of the 2001 Early Childhood Longitudinal Study – Birth Cohort (ECLS-B), authors provide information on the effects of prenatal intentions and behaviors.

Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
July, 2007
July 2007
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