• In some countries, there are laws allowing ex-partners to do a background check on the new partner. 

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It is common for couples to part ways after having children. 

Such a separation caused by irreconcilable differences can be a disadvantage for children. 

Only a number couples are able to agree on co-parenting. 

However, when most relationships end, the mother takes custody of a child or children. 

On rare occasions, fathers chose to stay with the children. 

But what happens when your baby mama gets a new partner? Should it worry you? Can you do a background check on the man? 

The character of the new man can be a concern because it determines the kind of environment that your child will grow under. 

Even after accepting that your partner has moved on, it is fair to be concerned about your child's safety. 

In some countries, there are laws allowing ex-partners to do a background check on the new partner. 

This can only be done on grounds of the child's safety. 

Such information will help one know about the track record of the new partner. 

If your child falls into the hands of a man who has a criminal record, trust me, they are not safe. 

Doing a background check may sound like an intrusion of privacy, but if it can help in guaranteeing the safety of kids, its not all wrong. 

However, it is right to talk to your ex and ask about the safety of children before embarking on private investigations. 

This does not mean one should break the new relationship. If possible, gaining custody of the kids can be a solution. 

There is a positive and negative side of doing a background check. Choose wisely.

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