DNA Paternity Testing Services
Prenatal testing is performed before the child is born.
Recent advances in paternity testing allow a prenatal test to be performed without endangering the life of the mother or the unborn child. A blood sample from the mother and a buccal (saliva) swab from the alleged father is all it takes. Testing can begin as early as 8 weeks after conception.
Prenatal testing is the best option for individuals and families who need results before the child is born and who may be using the results in legal proceedings.Learn more »
Postnatal testing is performed after the child is born.
Postnatal testing is performed using a series of buccal (saliva) swabs from each party to be tested. Testing can begin immediately after birth.
Postnatal testing is ideal for individuals and families who can postpone results until after the child is born, or in cases where the child is older or an adult. Results from post-natal testing can be used in legal proceedings if needed.Learn more »
Home DNA paternity testing is performed after the child is born in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
Home DNA paternity testing is the best option for individuals and families who can postpone results until after the child is born, or in cases where the child is older or an adult. Home testing is also perfect for those who have limited resources for testing or do not plan on using the results in any legal proceedings.Learn more »
What is prenatal Testing?
Prenatal testing is a DNA paternity test that can be performed before the child is born.Learn more »
What is postnatal testing?
Postnatal testing is a DNA paternity test that is performed anytime after the child has been born.Learn more »
If I decide, after receiving my home test result, that I want to use it in a legal proceeding, can I?
No. Home test results cannot be "upgraded" to be admissible in legal proceedings. Testing would have to occur again for the result to be admissible.Learn more »
DNA Paternity Testing Overview
Not all paternity tests are equal.
Depending on your current situation, you should select the paternity testing option that best suits your needs. Use the chart below as a quick reference to help you determine what paternity testing option might work best for you.
- DNA Paternity Test Comparison Chart
Prenatal Postnatal Home Donors can be collected on different dates Donors can be collected in different locations Result can be used in legal proceedings Is available nationwide Mother must provide a sample Adult children can be tested Donors can remain anonymous
Are you still unsure which DNA paternity test is right for you or do you have a question that isn't covered here? Give us a call at (636) 916-0050 and we would be happy to review your situation and discuss options that may be available to you.
Do you have questions about your results?
If you have already taken a DNA paternity test and you have questions about your test results, please do not hesitate to give us a call to discuss them. We are here to help.
Give us a call at (636) 916-0050.