Monday, July 1, 2019

Mother used DNA ancestry kit to trace real father who rejected her

Mother-of-four, 50, used DNA ancestry kit to trace her real father's identity after finding out she was the result of a secret affair only for him to reject her

  • Nicki Field sent DNA to Ancestry.co.uk to try and find her real father's identity 
  • The secondary school teacher managed to track him down but he rejected her
  • She said people 'don't realize the power of these tests' and issues they can bring

A mother-of-four who found out the identity of her biological father using a DNA kit has warned of the problems they can bring after he rejected her.

Secondary school teacher Nicki Field sent her DNA to Ancestry.co.uk after being told by her mother that the man she knew was not her father when she was 13-years-old.

The 50-year-old, from Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire, managed to track down the married father-of-four, but he refused to accept the affair with her mother or say he was his daughter.

She told The Mirror : 'It was devastating to be told that neither he, nor any of his children, with whom I share an obvious family resemblance, wanted me in their lives.

Read more in Daily Mail