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How To Get A Pregnancy Test At The Hospital
Pregnancy: If you have regular menstrual cycles, a pregnancy test will be positive soon after your missed period (1-3 days). Some tests may detect things earlier. You can check a urine pregnancy test at home if you are concerned at all and have a blood pregnancy test at your doctor's office to confirm the pregnancy. ...Read more
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
Depends: It depends on why you are there. Some tests or procedures are not done or are done differently when a woman is pregnant. Some medication choices will be different if a woman is pregnant. ...Read more
Home births: My experience has been that people who choose home births do not take their baby for evaluation unless there is a problem. Unintentional home birthed babies are generally taken to the hospital immediately for evaluation and screening for infection. Home birthed babies will miss out of the PKU screenings if they do not go to a pediatrician a within a couple of days after delivery. ...Read more
Usually not: A planned home birth can be safe for both mother and child if the conditions are ideal. This link from the Mayo clinic will answer most of your questions: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/labor-and-delivery/in-depth/home-birth/art-20046878 If you consider doing so, make sure you have an experienced provider and a back up hospital in case you need it. ...Read more
What is the best time to take a pregnancy test and how many weeks should I wait to get the most accurate results?
Soon: This depends on you.If you have lived a very healthy life some delay may be O.K. If my wife had a positive ucg (preg test) i'd have her in with the ob-gyn at the soonest opportunity. ...Read more
After missed period: You should do the test 4-5 days after a missed period. if the result is negative repeat the test in 5-4 days, 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
4 days late. 2 bfn (urine test). Is it to early to get a bfp? When is the best time to go for a blood test to get a positive result?
Read the instruction: Read the isntructions. Each brand has its own instructions. If in doubt, ask a friend. If not sure , come to clinic. ...Read more
During a miscarriage after u pass all the clots and issue how long should it take for a at home pregnancy test to show nevative?
Within a week: It is entirely important that all the placental tissue and products of conception be completely removed from the uterus. If the tissue is not completely removed the beta HCG .Will persist and pregnancy will be a false positive. If the beta HCG serum levels stay high for more than two weeks this could mean a serious problem and you need to visit your doctor. ...Read more
Pretty quick...: ....probably as soon as you notice a missed period, but if you want to do a stealth attack on that poor little thing growing in there, then, depending on the test, about 10 days. Why? You taking bets? BTW, a commercial, over-the-counter urine test is pretty good. And just think, instead of waiting at the doctor's office you can wait in line at Rite-Aid! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: First, the sensitivity of any test can vary by the technique involved.Available home testing is at the lower end of cost & sensitivity. If they go to the trouble of doing drug screening they often pay for a sensitive test. They will also not let you bring in a urine. It is collected at the receiving area, timed & labeled for legal transport/handling. ...Read more
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