DNA Paternity Testing Myths

DNA Paternity Testing Myths

by Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei
Posted May 10, 2007 in DNA Testing

father & infantChoosing the right DNA test and company to perform it is a confusing decision especially for people who normally don’t give a second thought to their DNA. The DNA Diagnostics Center* website has a DNA Resource Library where I found this list of top 10 DNA paternity testing myths revealed.

10. “A $99 test is the right choice for me.”
9. “I can’t stand the sight of blood or needles, so I could never participate in a paternity test!”
8. “I have to wait until the baby is born to have a paternity test done.”
7. “If I get a test, people will find out about it.”
6. “Paternity testing divides families.”
5. “Paternity testing takes too long. I need results now.”
4. “My ex-boyfriend is gone. Without him, we will never know who the father of my child is!”
3. “I cannot do a paternity test because the potential father of my child lives hundreds of miles away from me.”
2. “It doesn’t matter where a paternity test is performed because all labs are created equal.”
1. “Paternity testing is expensive.”

Read the responses at DDC.

*I have no affiliation with the DDC.

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Comment by Steve James Subscribed to comments via email

They forgot #11…

11. I can’t dance, so I if I find out I’m not the father on the Maury Povich show, I’ll just embarass myself!

Just a little humor for the morning. Feel free to delete if too inappropriate :-)

ROFL That is an AWFUL video. lololol Poor woman.


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