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DNA Paternity Test

Caught up in the maze of determining parentage of your expectant child? Or need to establish parentage to avoid legal complications in determining support, financial security, and others for your child? Or wish to simply put your mind at ease regarding the parentage of your child? For the aforementioned problems and issues, the imperative tool for expectant mothers, fathers, and even unmarried couples is DNA Paternity Test.

So, what is DNA Paternity Test and how is useful for married as well as unmarried couples?


DNA Paternity Test is a test which uses different techniques to establish the parentage of unborn and born children.

The different DNA Paternity Tests can be divided into Prenatal DNA Paternity Test and Postnatal DNA Paternity Test. Some Postnatal DNA Paternity Tests include postnatal paternity testing, blood testing, after collection, buccal swab testing after collection, Umbilical cord testing, and even semen and other material collection and testing. Prenatal tests include Amniocentesis, which is conducted with 14 to 20 weeks of pregnancy and in this the amniotic fluid is extracted from the uterus and tested, and Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS), which tests the Chorionic Villi, or the tissue pieces attached to uterus walls, during the 10 to 13 weeks of pregnancy.

Although both the aforementioned techniques are useful in determining and establishing the parentage of child or children, usually Postnatal DNA Paternity Tests are preferred over prenatal ones due to increased risks of miscarriage and other complications such as bleeding, cramping, and other serious issues.

DNA Paternity Tests can be performed at home as well as in clinics and hospitals. However, no matter what type of DNA Paternity Test technique, care should always be taken to understand the process and side effects, and take the test at an accredited and certified medical place.

An imperative tool that shows accurate results, DNA Paternity Tests when conducted properly and at certified places or under their approval helps in avoiding complications regarding parentage by removing doubts and binds people, and even parents and their child together.

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