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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it possible for me to take a pregnancy test in the afternoon?

Yes: If the result is positive, that is fine. If it is negative you may wish to re do the test a couple of days later using first morning urine as morning urine is more concentrated. ...Read more

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If I take a pregnancy test in the afternoon while on my period will it still be accurate? I'm afraid bc I had spotting then period never spotted b4?

If I take a pregnancy test in the afternoon while on my period will it still be accurate? I'm afraid bc I had spotting then period never spotted b4?

Not pregnant: Having a period is your body's way of proving you did not get pregnant. You do not need to test. It would be a complete waste of money. But, if you test, it will be negative and it will be valid because you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Can I take pregnancy test in afternoon?

Can I take pregnancy test in afternoon?

Any time: You can take a pregnancy test any time you want. But the best results come when you take the test the day you are suppose to have your period. ...Read more

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If u take pregnancy test in afternoon and it come back negative is it accurate are took it to early and to late?

If u take pregnancy test in afternoon and it come back negative is it accurate are took it to early and to late?

Can repeat in 1 week: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take a pregnancy test? Morning or afternoon? Does it really matter?

Morning is better: It is better to use first morning urine. Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Can I take a pregnancy test on d day of my period date, in afternoon. I felt the symptoms of before pregnany.

Can I take a pregnancy test on d day of my period date, in afternoon. I felt the symptoms of before pregnany.

You may, but is too: Early.
Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Should I wait to take another pregnancy test I took one yesterday afternoon and it was negative. Butt im having nausea and headaches and spotting?

Should I wait to take another pregnancy test I took one yesterday afternoon and it was negative. Butt im having nausea and headaches and spotting?

Maybe later: If symptoms are related to menses or pregnancy: home pregnancy tests are very accurate, but if done too early, a negative result may be due to testing too soon. A urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. A woman can repeat the test if she did the first test too early, such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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I am 4 days late in my period. If I take the home pregnancy test now (in the afternoon) will it give me accurate result?

I am 4 days late in my period. If I take the home pregnancy test now (in the afternoon) will it give me accurate result?

May be: If it is positive, that is fine. A negative result will not rule out pregnancy. Take the test tomorrow. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully ...Read more

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There is a slight chance to get pregnant on the pill right? Can you take pregnancy test?

There is a slight chance to get pregnant on the pill right? Can you take pregnancy test?

Very small: Although no contraceptive is perfect, If there have been no missed pills, the risk of pregnancy is less than 1%. Pregnancy tests can be checked on pills. Missing a period while on birth control pills is an expected side effect and is not a problem. ...Read more

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If you take pregnancy test a lil over month after intercourse, what are the chances of a false negative? Why would a false negative happen if any?

If you take pregnancy test a lil over month after intercourse, what are the chances of a false negative? Why would a false negative happen if any?

Very low: A false negative 30 days after intercourse would be very very low. If you're worried, though, the tests typically come 2 to a pack, buy another pack of a different brand. You wouldn't get 2 false negatives from different manufacturers, that would not likely happen. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Why would someone start feeling nauseous every night around 5 or 6 p.m and the women takes a pregnancy test and comes back Negitive?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems). Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Find & treat cause. ...Read more

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When to take pregnancy test?

When to take pregnancy test?

Hpt: At least one early pregnancy test product states it can provide results 6 days prior to a missed period. The company states it is > 99% accurate the day of the expected period. If you are using a standard pregnancy test would wait until you miss a period. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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When can I take pregnancy test?

When can I take pregnancy test?

Missed period...: A home pregnancy test should be taken when you miss a period. If it is negative and the period doesn't start repeat test in one week. ...Read more

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When can I take a pregnancy test?

When can I take a pregnancy test?

1-2 weeks: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Best time to take Pregnancy test?

Best time to take Pregnancy test?

Missed period: You can take a pregnancy test anytime after the day you should have had a period. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Best time to take pregnancy test?

Best time to take pregnancy test?

Pregnancy test: For a urine pregnancy test to be more accurate you need to wait 3-5 days after the period was supposed to start. If the test is negative and the period doesn't come, check another pregnancy test 4 days later. ...Read more

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When can you take a pregnancy test?

When can you take a pregnancy test?

10 days: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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When should I take a pregnancy test?

When should I take a pregnancy test?

You can take an: Early pregnancy test as early as 6 days prior to your anticipated period. Most women take a home pregnancy test when / if they miss their period, take care. ...Read more

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When should I take a pregnancy test?

When should I take a pregnancy test?

About two weeks: After a missed period. Hpts start turning positive about 10 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the package, closely. You may see your doctor for a blood test 3-4 days after missed period for a more sensitive test. ...Read more

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How soon can I take a pregnancy test?

Below: You should know that waiting at least a week after a missed period may give you the most accurate result. Results may also be more accurate if you do the test first thing in the morning, when your urine is more concentrated.

Urine home pregnancy tests are about 99% accurate. ...Read more

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Can I take a pregnancy test at night?

Can I take a pregnancy test at night?

Yes: It is better to use first morning urine. You should do the test only if you had sex since your last period and missed your period by 4-5 days. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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How early can I take a pregnancy test?

How early can I take a pregnancy test?

2-3 d before period: Home pregnancy tests can pick up a pregnancy as early as 2-3 days before you miss a period. If you're patient, though, you could just wait a couple more days and see if you start on time. ...Read more

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When should you take a pregnancy test?

When should you take a pregnancy test?

Hpt: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

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Pregnancy Test (Definition)

A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG). HCG is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as ...Read more