Prenatal Paternity test
Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes that are inherited from their parents. In each pair of chromosome, one is from our mother and the other from our father.Inside every living being there is a unique DNA structure. DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid is a complex chemical structure that is unique for each organism. A child inherits DNA from both the parents. Prenatal paternity test can be carried out using the pregnant woman’s DNA and the man’s DNA who is the alleged father of the unborn child. A prenatal paternity test can identify if a man is the unborn baby’s father.
Sometimes the prenatal paternity test is ordered by court. In such cases extra caution should be taken while taking the sample. In these cases the home collection kit cannot be used and there are special doctors who conduct the test. This prenatal paternity test has eased the problem of thousands of families since the results are accurate and economical.
The latest method and expert advice and counseling makes the prenatal paternity test stress free. You can always reach out for expert guidance available free of cost. The pros and cons should be considered before getting the test done. You have the option of invasive and non-invasive methods.
If you don’t want to wait for nine months, the highly advanced prenatal test is performed during the pregnancy to verify the paternity of the developing child. The accuracy level of this test is very high. The sample of the mother’s blood is required and also the blood sample from the alleged father.
Amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling are the current paternity testing methods are invasive and carry a high risk of harming the child or even a miscarriage.For the prenatal paternity test, the pregnant woman also needs to give a sample of amniotic fluid, which is present in the womb, containing cells from the baby or tissue from the placenta. By inserting a needle through the abdomen, we can collect the sample from the womb. This process is called amniocentesis.The mother should be aware of the exact period of gestation.
Passing a needle through the abdomen or passing a small tube through the vagina and the neck of the cervix procures sample of tissue from the placenta. This is the chorionic villus sampling method.
The results are reliable and affordable. Results are also available in a short time say a week.