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A 39-year-old member asked:

Can i take a home pregnancy test during the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Yes: Home pregnancy tests are usually reliable after you miss one period (when you would be 4-5 weeks pregnant). They aren't perfect however. If you think you are pregnant, you should talk to your doctor about a blood test to confirm (or deny!).
Last updated Oct 28, 2014

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