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How do paid leave and TANF generosity affect welfare participation and material hardship around a birth?

Depending on the state they live in, low-income mothers may have access to a range of supports after the birth of a child. Although all states have a cash assistance program through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), some states are more generous than others in terms of eligibility and benefit amount.

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Child Poverty, Children, Economic Support, Family & Partnering, Family & Partnering General, Means-Tested Programs, Social Insurance Programs

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