As gender determination and gender reveal parties continue to gain in popularity, more and more women are inquiring about the new gender DNA test, also commonly referred to as the gender blood test. We’ve already had several mommies-to-be choose the gender blood test for gender determination. Here are some of their most asked questions:
Does it hurt?
We have an on-site phlebotomist who is gentle and careful while drawing your blood. You may feel a small initial prick much like a skin pinch. Drawing blood for a gender DNA test takes just a few seconds.
How early can a gender blood test be performed?
A gender blood test can performed starting at nine weeks. The test is designed to detect the absence of presence of the Y (male) chromosome in the blood. A series of blind studies indicate that the gender DNA test is 99.7% accurate.
How long before I receive the results?
It usually takes the lab a few days to process your gender blood test. However, you may opt to receive your results the next day for an additional $20.
Should I also get a gender determination ultrasound?
That is up to you. We do offer a gender determination package that includes both the gender DNA test and ultrasound confirmation. If you opt for also having a gender determination ultrasound, it can be performed as early as 12 weeks.
If you are considering gender determination via the gender DNA test, give us a call to schedule your appointment today!