A woman might have a hard time telling a guy that she is pregnant and that he is the father of her baby. In an ideal situation they would sit down and discuss the best plan for the child’s future and what is best for everyone including the baby. If you want to be sure you are the father paternity tests can be done.

Typically, there is a fee for paternity tests, and they can run $500 or more. If you want to know for sure, you may need to plan to request one of these tests and pay for it. In some cases, a test can be done prior to birth with the mother’s consent.

Please understand that there is no magic formula to discover who the father is without a DNA test. Sometimes, men and women both think if they can figure out the dates, it will somehow determine who the father is when multiple sex partners have been involved in a short period of time. However, with the miracle of conception, pinpointing the exact date is not possible for certain.

If there are multiple potential fathers in an adoption plan, an attorney will determine what steps must be taken to terminate the parental rights of all potential fathers.

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