Research Briefs: Child Wellbeing

These short summaries highlight recent research findings and suggest policy implications on issues related to child well-being and the social and economic circumstances faced by unwed parents. Click here to see the complete list of Fragile Families research briefs.

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No. 50 Effects of Social Disadvantage and Genetic Sensitivity on Children's Telomere Length
No. 48 Paternal Incarceration and Child Homelessness
No. 46 CPS Involvement in Families with Social Fathers
No. 44 Parental Incarceration, Children's School Readiness, and Intervention Needs
No. 42 Parental Incarceration and Child Wellbeing in Fragile Families
No. 41 Mothers’ and Children's Poverty and Hardship in the Years Following a Non-Marital Birth
No. 40 Mothers’ Residential Mobility Following the Birth of a Child
No. 37 Fathers' Risk Factors and their Implications for Healthy Relationships and Father Involvement
No. 35 The Prevalence And Correlates Of Multipartnered Fertility Among Urban U.S. Parents
No. 33 Young Children's Behavioral Problems in Married and Cohabiting Families
No. 32 Children's Elevated Risk of Asthma in Unmarried Families
No. 31 On-the-Job Moms: Work and Breastfeeding Duration
No. 30 In-Hospital Paternity Establishment and Father Involvement in Fragile Families
No. 26 Parents' Labor Force Participation: Does Child Health Matter?
No. 19 Variations in Maternal & Child Wellbeing by TANF Eligibility and Participation
No. 14 Union Formation and Dissolution in Fragile Families
No. 13 Child Support Enforcement and Domestic Violence
No. 8 Multiple Partner Fertility
No. 5 Father Involvement, Maternal Health Behavior and Infant Health
No. 4 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Low Birthweight
No. 2 New Parents' Attitudes Towards Fathers' Rights and Obligations

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