Pregnant Dads

Paternity Testing

If you have had more than one partner, it is natural for you to want to know who the father of your baby is. There are different reasons to establish paternity. You may feel the need to collect support financially or emotionally, or simply for the piece of mind that accompanies knowing for sure.

Urine Test During Pregnancy: Urinalysis

A urine test is a routine test used by your healthcare provider as part of your prenatal care. Although urine tests are used in screening for pregnancy, this article is discussing urine tests as part of your routine prenatal care.

How is a urine test performed?

Your healthcare provider will ask you to collect a small sample of clean, midstream urine in a sterile plastic cup. Chemically prepared testing strips are dipped into your sample of urine to screen for certain indicators. More in-depth analysis may be done by having your urine sample assessed by a laboratory.

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