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Had sex with 2 person got pergnant. If i go for DNA test, will it match with both of them?

Had sex with 2 person got pergnant. If i go for DNA test, will it match with both of them?

No: Occasionally, fraternal twins have two different fathers. Otherwise, one or the other men (they're men, right?) is the father. Best wishes and congratulations on your pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is it safe to get a DNA test at 10 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to get a DNA test at 10 weeks pregnant?

A maternal blood : Draw for genetic microarray (comparative genomic hybridization) or other lab test carries no risk at any time. Concerns about specific inheritable disorders require your ob's referral to a prenatal genetic counselor. Cgh is not yet standard on chorionic villous sampling or amniocentesis, invasive tests to determine fetal genetic complement, the risks of which would be discussed by your ob. ...Read more

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When I have my baby can I get a DNA test a the hospital?

When I have my baby can I get a DNA test a the hospital?

Yes, separate cost: Paternity testing becomes less risky after a child is born. Samples simply need to be collected from the mother, father, and child and based upon those samples all of the genetic markers in the dna can be used to establish paternity. The easiest of all of the collection methods is via cheek swab for saliva and cheek cells. The collection is so simple in fact that at home paternity testing kits are. ...Read more

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When u get a DNA test and u having a girl or boy does the baby have the father blood type to determine who's the father?

When u get a DNA test and u having a girl or boy does the baby have the father blood type to determine who's the father?

DNA more specific: Blood typing is rarely used in paternity work now that dna studies are available. Dad's dna will have markers that are specific to him that show up in babies dna test regardless of babies blood type. ...Read more

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If i didn't get pregnant dec9got pregnant with my bf in dec22. Due sept 14. Would a DNA test proof that? Was sperm from dec9 long dead? Whn did the sperm die?

Accurate due date?: It depends on how accurate the Sept. 14 due date is - was it determined from an early ultrasound? Or? If the Sept. 14 date is accurate you would have gotten pregnant very close to Dec. 22, the Dec. 9 date would be impossible...but it all depends on how accurate the dating is. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sex nov25&dec9. Got period dec9. Had sex dec15&22. U/s@8wks. Duedate sept14. When did i get pregnant? Do i need a DNA test? Was nov25, dec9 dead?

Sex nov25&dec9. Got period dec9. Had sex dec15&22. U/s@8wks. Duedate sept14. When did i get pregnant? Do i need a DNA test? Was nov25, dec9 dead?

Misinformed: You did not felt pregnant before december 9th. Having a period then represents physical proof of not being pregnant. For your due date sex had to occur 12/17 to 12/22/2013. ...Read more

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Someone said that you can get DNA test done before the baby is born. Is that possible and if so how?

Someone said that you can get DNA test done before the baby is born. Is that possible and if so how?

Amniocentecis or CVS: It depends on the dna test that is necessary. In most cases, dna can be obtained by a procedure called amniocentesis or by chorionic villus sampling. Both are safe and involve placing a needle in the uterus to extract some cells of the child. There is also non-invasive paternity testing available from the mother's blood. So it depends on what dna test, the reason for it and age of the pregnancy. ...Read more

Dna (Definition)

Dna are the coding molecules found in all living things on earth which contain the instructions on how to build living things. Its is comprised the nucleotide molecules which are ...Read more