How Long Should I Wait to Get a Pregnancy Test?

How Long Should I Wait to Get a Pregnancy Test?

Pregnancy tests are becoming more and more accurate as the technology improves. They are able to recognize pregnancy earlier than ever before, which can be very beneficial to women who are trying to become pregnantClaim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

With the increase of technology, many women have begun to wonder how early they are able to take a pregnancy test and receive accurate results. When a woman takes a pregnancy test, it is looking for a certain hormone that is present when a woman is pregnant; human chorionic gonadotropin or hCG.

This hormone only begins to develop after the fertilized egg becomes implanted in the uterus or about six days after conception. So, a pregnancy test will not register a pregnancy until at least six days after conception. However, since the hormone doubles every two days when a woman becomes pregnant, a test will be far more accurate if she waits for an additional week.

However, if you are looking to become pregnant, it is a good idea to keep some pregnancy tests on hand before you become pregnant. This way you will be able to use a pregnancy test consistently until you are able to become pregnant.

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Lindsey Zaldivar
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Lindsey lives in Roselle, Illinois with her husband and son Harry. In between keeping up with a busy toddler, she enjoys blogging about parenting, cooking, crafting at The Accidental Wallflower.