Preparing Dad

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Preparing to Co-parent with Birth Father

Hi. I need help with "words", in order to reconcile a difficult relationship and keep my baby's father in the picture. I am 6 mos. pregnant, from the man I continued to date long-distance when I moved to CO in August 2007. We kept dating b/c he said he'd be moving here in Summer 2008. We got pregnant in Nov. 2007 very unexpectedly while in Chicago for a weekend. This might have given him even more reason to move. Our relationship deteriorated rapidly as he hedged over the last 4 months, finally getting to the point of telling me 6...

Father's Attitude

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What Are the Father's Rights?

I am 30 weeks pregnant and single. Father & I dated briefly. I haven't seen or spoken to him in 4 months, except via email. He wants a paternity test when the baby comes. What rights do I have and what are his rights? I work in SF, but we both live in Alameda county. I am concerned about finances and childcare. What can I do about child support and how often do I have to let him see the baby?