Indication: Pregnant Women & potential father(s)
Gestation: 12 - 14 weeks & 16 weeks onwards
Preparation: You must supply written confirmation of your blood group prior to this appointment. You must supply a passport sized photo of each person providing a sample (usually mother and potential father). You must also bring valid photo ID to the sampling appointment.
Results available: 5 working days once samples from all parties have been received at the laboratory.
What does this scan do?
The test is primarily to prove or exclude a potential father of an unborn child. It can used to be used exclude Down Syndrome and to test for other common genetic problems at additional laboratory cost.
What are the risks?
Risk of miscarriage following the procedure of 1%.
Any special requirements?
Before booking please download and read our Prenatal Paternity Testing Guide.
You must sign a consent form before we perform the procedure. Written confirmation of blood group is also required in advance. Sampling procedure for mother and potential father will take an addtional 40 minutes on top of the procedure.
What else should I know?
If your blood group is Rhesus negative you will need to have an Anti-D injection at additional cost.
Please be prepared to be flexible with your choice of appointment as the Consultants are only perform this procedure on certain days.
Please read our deposit terms and conditions here
Appointment Duration: 40 minutes (Single pregnancy)
*Price quoted is for a single pregnancy test during normal clinic hours 0900 – 1800. Service cost is higher for multiple pregnancies, or when performed out of normal clinic hours. For more detailed fee information please see our interactive pricelist page.