Still wondering if you really are pregnant? It’s best to confirm your pregnancy with a pregnancy test before making a pregnancy decision. Our clinic offers free and confidential pregnancy tests so you can be sure.
How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?
Your body produces a hormone called hCG, human chorionic gonadotropin when you are pregnant. Pregnancy tests detect human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone in a woman’s urine or blood. The process is simple and painless.
When Do I Take A Pregnancy Test?
It’s best to take a test one week after your missed period. When taken too soon, the amount of hCG hormone in your body may not be high enough to be detected on a test. The hCG hormone level doubles almost every two days at the start of a pregnancy. The longer you wait, the easier it will be to detect.
If you are still not sure when to take a pregnancy test, contact us today to get answers and we can advise you along the way.
Home Pregnancy Tests
While at-home pregnancy tests are normally very accurate, there is still a chance they could be false depending on how you use them. If the test is taken too soon or the directions are not followed correctly, you may have received a negative result. It’s also important to make sure your home test isn’t expired.
Every home pregnancy test is a bit different so it’s critical to read and understand the instructions to make sure you’re waiting the appropriate amount of time for the result and that you’re not missing any steps.
Generally, you want to take a pregnancy test when your urine is undiluted. First thing in the morning works best.
You May Not Be Pregnant
There is still a slight chance your at-home pregnancy test results were inaccurate. To get clarity, schedule a lab-quality pregnancy testing appointment at our clinic today.
We offer free and confidential pregnancy testing so you can move forward confidently in your pregnancy journey. You are not alone and we are here to support you.