Yes. If he has decided to make a claim to the child and his intention is to parent he should register with the Putative Father Registry. He should also file an affidavit stating he plans to parent, and his plan of care for the child. If the child has not been born he should make every attempt to pay a share of the Birth Mothers reasonable living expenses, which would include medical expense for the Birth Mother while she is pregnant. When possible it is helpful to his case if he has also attempted to emotionally support the Birth Mother through the pregnancy. It may be advisable for him to retain an attorney who can advise him on the best way to protect his rights.