In-Hospital Acknowledgement of Paternity Literature Review

University of Texas at Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs Child and Family Research Partnership
August 2012

This is a link to a literature review that summarizes what is known about paternity establishment, and the association between paternity establishment and the use of child support services. It is divided into three sections: (1) background and importance of paternity establishment, (2) factors associated with the use of child support services and provision of informal support, and (3) conclusions and future directions for research.