A Maternity Test helps to determine a relationship between a biological mother and her child. All children inherit half their parents DNA. 23 chromosomes from the father and 23 chromosomes from the mother. A DNA test analyzes the mother’d contribution to her child even if the biological father is unavailable to be tested.
Here are some of the most common scenarios maternity DNA testing is performed below
Immigration DNA Testing – This option is used when USCIS, Embassies or a Passport Agency wants a mother to provide additional proof to prove a biological relationships between a mother and child.
Adoption – This is self-explanatory. Sometimes due to avoid a hospital discrepancy an adoption agency may request a mother perform a maternity test before proceeding with the adoption process.
In-Vitro – This option is used to ensure the process was successful and the child is biologically related to mother and father.
Legal Maternity DNA Testing – This type of DNA test can be used for court or for immigration purposes.
Peace of Mind Maternity Test Kit– This type of DNA test can be used only for informational purposes. This test can not be used for any legal purpose.
Please note: If you are a New York State resident this option is not available. Only the legal DNA Testing option is available. If you would like to learn more please contact our office today at 347-735-5490 or 877-680-5800 or click here for DNA Testing in NYC.
Maternity Test results can take 1 to 3 business days from the date the lab receives your all genetic samples.
The cost of this genetic test is determined by how many people are involved in the DNA test and your specific situation. Pricing starts at $179.99 and up. Call 347-735-5490 for appointments today.
Although both testing options are tested and analyzed the same way. Maternity Testing involves the mother and Paternity Testing involves the father. The average turnaround time for both options are 1 to 3 business days from the date the lab receives all samples. Please note, Each result will clearly state whether is it is paternal or maternal test. Unless both parents are tested together and the results will reflect the type of testing that was performed.