Baby Out Of Wedlock

Co-parenting Basics From Pregnancy to Custody

Non-Fiction - Parenting
206 Pages
Reviewed on 04/24/2021
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Author Biography

Years before Jim and Jessica Braz married, they each had a child born out of wedlock with other partners. They wrote Baby Out of Wedlock to answer basic, but common questions about this situation, thereby reducing legal bills and leading to healthier co-parenting relationships.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Baby Out of Wedlock: Co-Parenting Basics From Pregnancy To Custody by Jim and Jessica Braz is a handy tool that will help millions of new or soon-to-be-mothers or fathers who are not in a conventional marriage. The book will help them go through the nine months of pregnancy or even past birth. The book is about learning rights and responsibilities as unmarried co-parents and making better decisions for the child. The tips in the book are also a good way for parents to understand their parenting rights while doing what is best for their child and provide answers that they are looking for efficiently and straightforwardly. 

Baby Out of Wedlock is filled with advice, and it applies to having a baby out of wedlock, regardless of race or socioeconomic background. The authors also tackle the basic questions about co-parenting relationships, paternity tests, child custody laws, visitation rights, support payments, and much more. The book will give balanced advice on how to get along well with the co-parent for the long term. It is useful for unmarried co-parents to have an effective Parenting Plan without making it to the court. Jim and Jessica Braz handle the subject methodically, making it easy for readers to understand and apply the suggestions in their personal lives if they find themselves in this situation. Pregnancy without marriage can be a daunting experience and the suggestions offered will give confidence to readers for their baby-out-of-wedlock story. It is definitely a book that will give readers good information on the basics of co-parenting without making it difficult and complicated.


Fantastic resource for unmarried expecting parents. This book helps you navigate the complicated dynamics of unplanned pregnancies, co-parenting, and custody issues while emphasizing the importance of putting your child's needs first. Interesting, informative and easy read that can save you time, money and years of therapy. Highly recommend!