Read New Research on Paternity Leave, Parental Benefits, and More


The Journal of Marriage and Family (JMF), published by NCFR, has been the leading research journal in the family field for more than 70 years.

The following article is open to the public:

Open Access
Use of Parental Benefits by Family Income in Canada: Two Policy Changes
Rachel Margolis, Feng Hou, Michael Haan, and Anders Holm
Published online: Nov. 13, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12542

Early-view articles available for subscribers include:

Paternity Leave and Parental Relationships: Variations by Gender and Mothers' Work Statuses
Richard J. Petts and Chris Knoester
Published online: Nov. 12, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12545

The Development of Willingness to Sacrifice and Unmitigated Communion in Intimate Partnerships
Matthew D. Johnson, Rebecca M. Horne, and Franz J. Neyer
Published online: Nov. 13, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12544

Labor Force Status, Transitions, and Mothers' and Fathers' Parenting Stress: Direct and Cross‐Spousal Influences
Lyn Craig and Brendan Churchill
Published online: Nov. 15, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12540

Local Employment Conditions and Unintended Pregnancy
Jessica Houston Su

Published online: Nov. 21, 2018 | doi:10.1111/jomf.12546

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