Pregnancy is an evolutionary time for women. However, deciding about the fatherhood of an unborn baby can be quite a difficult task. If you are pregnant and want to get a paternity test, Choice DNAs provides you with highly advanced Non-Invasive Prenatal testing. It is very reliable and accurate when it comes to determining the paternity of an unborn baby. Additionally, it can be performed as early as seven weeks of pregnancy. Moreover, a home DNA kit can also be used for determining the fatherhood of a born baby.
One of the best advantages of these paternity testing is that you get the answers to those uncertainties and end your confusion. With the right results in your hand, the right person will be there to support you throughout the whole process, and these test results also help you in legal arrangements like child custody and support.
Can a woman get paternity testing while pregnant?
Yes, with the help of our latest non-invasive prenatal paternity testing, you can determine the fatherhood of an unborn baby. Additionally, the test only includes a blood sample of the woman along with a cheek swab from the alleged male. Moreover, this test can be done as early as seven weeks of pregnancy. Hence the test is non-invasive, so only a blood sample of a woman is needed. As a result, there is no risk to the baby.
Our non-invasive methods are approved by AABB.
AABB is the one that accredits, implements, and sets standards for quality systems when it comes to cellular therapies and transfusion medicines. AABB has strict policies regarding patient and donor safety. Choice DNA has been following these regulations and structures for quite some time now. This is one of the first AABB-accredited NIPP tests, and it’s wonderful news to share that we are one of the few organizations that offer this paternity testing along with home DNA kits for personal use.
If you go back, you will see the few tests available, like CVS and amniocentesis, and these methods were invasive; hence there was a possibility of miscarriage. Additionally, these procedures have risks associated with them; hence many doctors suggest that you shouldn’t take these tests. However, with the advancements in medical technology, our non-invasive methods are very safe and provide quick & reliable results.
The procedure of paternity testing while being pregnant
- The first thing you have to do is contact paternity services providers and see which testing facility is most suitable regarding demographic. Afterward, schedule an appointment for the mother and possible father. You can also schedule different appointments.
- The second step is to collect the blood sample of the mother and the DNA sample of the possible father through a cheek swab.
- The DNA of a baby is present in the bloodstream of the mother. Our latest lab equipment separates the child’s DNA from the mother and acquires the DNA profile of the baby. Afterward, the DNA profile is compared with the possible father to see the similarities.
- Your results are available on a secure online platform within a short period of time.
Some quick facts regarding non-invasive prenatal paternity testing:
- The mother should be at least seven weeks pregnant.
- Paternity testing while pregnant cannot be performed on a woman carrying numerous fetuses as current technology cannot isolate the DNAs of multiple babies.
- Our medical labs extract the DNA sample and analyze them for quick results. The results are provided in 7 business days.
- These test results are also admissible in a court of law.
Benefits of non-invasive prenatal paternity testing:
- Prenatal paternity testing evaluates the cell-free DNA of the fetus from the mother’s blood. As a result, there are low possibilities of miscarriage while providing accurate & reliable results.
- Compared to other methods, this test takes less time, and it is also very simple to perform. The cost of invasive samples like amniocentesis can be very expensive and also very time-consuming.
- CVS and amniocentesis are medical procedures that must be performed with the assistance of specialists and also contain high risks. However, our test eliminates these risks. Additionally, this non-invasive prenatal testing doesn’t require any specialist to perform a procedure.
When you should use or not use prenatal paternity testing
you should always keep in mind that this test shouldn’t be used for determining the sex of the child as it is a punishable offense by law.
Non Invasive DNA Testing shouldn’t be used if the mother is carrying more than one child.
On the other hand, if your baby is born and you want to determine the paternity for your own peace of mind, you should get our home DNA kit.