When it comes to getting tested, it is best to do it in a clinic with professionals performing the tests. However, there are some tests that you can now perform in the privacy of your home, on your on time, and that are cost effective and easy to use.
If you are thinking of getting a DNA test, there are a couple of tests that you can buy in your local pharmacy like Walgreens. Walgreens is the number one pharmacy chain in America, providing products and services in all 50 states. With over 8,000 stores nationwide, it is likely that you have one in your area. Here are some Walgreens DNA tests you can choose from:
- Identigene DNA Paternity Test Collection Kit – all it takes is a simple cheek swab sample to test your DNA. The kit comes with a postage-paid envelope so you can send the samples to a laboratory.
- DNA-ID check DNA Sample Collection Kit Fatherhood or Motherhood Confirmation – if you are looking to confirm if you are indeed the parent of a child.
- Intelligender Gender Prediction Test – if you are expecting a baby and you want to know if your baby is a boy or a girl.
Make sure to take note of additional fees that you have to pay when you send your samples back to the laboratory. Some tests do require that you send an additional fee in order to process your results. Availability of results depends on the type of DNA tests you choose. Some tests may return results after 1-2 business days while others may take longer.