Can I Get a Paternity Test While Pregnant?

Can I Get a Paternity Test While Pregnant?

  With the widespread availability of at-home paternity testing kits, thousands of parents are finding reliable results for that all-important question: “Who is the father of the baby?” But kits on the retail shelves are designed only for after the baby’s born. What about a paternity test while pregnant?  Some of the reasons you might…

5 Reasons You Might Need a Legal Paternity Test

5 Reasons You Might Need a Legal Paternity Test

  When deciding between a peace-of-mind paternity test and a legal paternity test, it’s essential to consider what you need the results for.  Too many new parents hurry and do an at-home paternity test, thinking the results can be used for legal purposes—but the truth is courts won’t accept those results. Why? Because there’s no…

blood samples and swab DNA testing comparisons

Swabs vs. Blood Samples in DNA Testing

The two most popular methods for collecting DNA in labs are blood samples and mouth swabs.  The DNA testing results from extracting DNA-rich cells by swabs or blood samples are exactly the same, only there are differences in how the two samples are processed. Both have their advantages and disadvantages depending on your preference. Neither has…