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When can I take a pregnancy test?

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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 97% accurate. Blood tests are even more accurate than this.

How accurate a home pregnancy test is depends upon:

  • How closely you follow instructions
  • When you ovulate in your cycle and how soon implantation occurs
  • How soon after pregnancy you take the test
  • The sensitivity of the pregnancy test.

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