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How Early In A Pregnancy Can You Do A Dna Test On The Baby
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Can I do a DNA test before my baby is born in December? Could it hurt my baby or possibly cause a miscarriage? I am 18+6 weeks
Yes, but risky: Amniocentesis is a procedure performed during certain stages of pregnancy when risk factors for genetic defects are present. In the hands of a qualified physician, it is a safe and commonly performed procedure. It is NOT however without risk, as no procedure is ever risk free! Is the risk worth the benefit of having the information you are looking for? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
DNA test for what?: There are ways to test the DNA of a fetus, e.g., amniotic fluid, chorionic villus sampling, and lately by examining fetal DNA in maternal circulation. All of these are technically difficult and involved procedures that are not an issue for a do it yourself process. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more
Me and my baby's daddy did the DNA test the result is not here yet! If he is not biological dad, what should I do?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but...: It can be dangerous, as you have to sample the amniotic fluid or do a chorionic villus sampling, both of which can predispose you to a leak or even miscarriage. It is infinitely easier to do it after the infant is born. Speak to your obstetrician about it. ...Read more
I want to find out who my baby's father is without a DNA test. Can I use the old fashioned blood type testing?
Too vague: Blood type testing can certainly exclude a designated person if their blood type is incompatible with that of the child. For example, a dad who is ab would not have a kid that was an o. But narrowing down & proving someone is by this means is unlikely.There are some companies that offer dna tests for this purpose & some states will require this method to identify dads for child support disputes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend wants a DNA test done and i'm only 18 weeks is there any chance I can get one done before the baby is born or do I have to wait until ?
If i had sex 14days apart with two different people and had a period in between will i need a DNA test when my baby is born?
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
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?
Sex with someone in nov. Got period dec9. Had sex with bf dec 6,15,21,22. Due sept 14. How do i convince bf it his bby? Do we need a DNA test for nov?
Paternity: It sounds like you are not going to convince your boyfriend of his paternity by your word alone and that he has some trust issues with you. DNA testing is likely going to be the only way you are going to prove to him he is the father. You will need to wait until the baby is born, unless there is some other medical reason to invade the amnion and obtain fluid for testing before birth. ...Read more
What if your baby has thrush really bad to the point his hole mouth from top to tongue is white and has to take a DNA test will it mess up the test?
If two family member wanted to get married with the same blood type, what is the chances of pregnancy and the baby for future? Does genetic test help
See below: Blood type is not needed to detect problems with conception and/or future health of child. Close family members should not get married as to avoid the increased chance of genetic abnormalities. Genetic testing can help rule out problems with two people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had sex january 17th with jacob. Then february 4&6th with josh. I need to no before birth. Who the dad of my baby is. I can not take a DNA test before birth becaude IV had once miscarriage when I was 17. I am now 19. Please help me.?
Can a doctor preform a DNA test on a baby without the mother's consent, when the mother is underage and is a victim in a statutory rape case?
What DNA test?: Are you talking about cell free dna to detect chromosome problems like down syndrome (trisomy 21)? If so, the accuracy depends on which test and which chromosome you are concerned about. The companies quote a 99% detection rate for down syndrome but lower for other chromosomes. You can usually test after 10 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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