Amniocentesis

An amniocentesis can be used as a prenatal paternity test.

9Do you need to prove or confirm who the father of your unborn child is? Are you having an amniocentesis to determine if your child has any genetic disorders? You should know first off, you don’t need to wait until after your baby is born to have a paternity test.

The other thing you should know is that the amniocentesis can be used as a prenatal paternity test. To get a free consultation about your personal situation call us at 800-417-3792. You can also fill out the contact us form at www.prenatalDNAlab.com.

The amniocentesis is a procedure that is usually done between weeks 14 to 24 of gestation. It is the most popular prenatal paternity test so far.

The process involves putting a thin needle into the uterus by way of the 10abdomen and drawing a small amount of amniotic fluid. The fluid taken from the uterus is then tested. This procedure cannot be done without the consent of a physician and it must be done by a physician.

There are some potential risks involved with amniocentesis such as a small chance of harm to the baby and miscarriage. There are other side effects such as vaginal bleeding, cramping, and leaking of the amniotic fluid.

Before you decide on a prenatal paternity test be sure to speak to one of our specialists who can keep you well informed and walk you through the entire process. Call us at 800-417-3792 for a free consultation or fill out the contact us form at www.prenatalDNAlab.com.