About Parental Relationships from the Texas PES Study

February 14, 2014child_support, fathers, paternity

Did you know…

Relationship Duration of Unmarried Parents prior to Pregnancy

In Texas, almost half of parents giving birth outside of marriage were dating for more than 2 years before the mother became pregnant.



Relationship Status of Unmarried Parents: 3 Months after Birth

In Texas, the vast majority of parents who give birth outside of marriage are dating or living together 3 months after the birth of their child.



Source: CFRP Paternity Establishment Study, April-May 2013. http://childandfamilyresearch.org/research/paternity.