When to do a pregnancy test?
There are two pregnancy tests: blood test, and urinary test. You can do the urinary test by getting it at a pharmacy. On the other hand, when it comes to blood samples, you’ll have to go to the lab! You can do the blood test with or without a doctor’s prescription.
THE TESTS TO KNOW IF YOU ARE PREGNANT
DO A URINARY TEST
Becoming moms are always on the lookout for the first symptom that could reveal a pregnancy: no rule, signs of discomfort, nausea… The first reflex to have: buying a urinary test at a pharmacy! The latter is very easy to use since this self-diagnostic tool measures the presence of HCG hormone in urine. When buying, you will have to pay real attention to the mention on packaging, this may happen to confuse the pregnancy test with an ovulation test!
The reliability of the urinary pregnancy test is 99 %. Not reliable at 100 %, several pregnancy tests will have to be carried out and confirmed the results thanks to a blood test. The urinary test mostly helps you get on track. You will be able to achieve very different results depending on the tests, if at least one of them is positive, make an appointment with your doctor or go directly to an analysis laboratory!
DOING A TEST BY BLOOD TAKE
100 % reliable tests are achieved thanks to blood test, which measures HCG beta hormone in blood. This hormone, secreted by the future child, is a key indicator to reveal your pregnancy! To do a blood test, you’ll just need to go to a medical analysis laboratory. If the results are positive, congratulations: you are pregnant! You can schedule a mandatory first medical appointment to confirm your pregnancy!
How do you know that the results are positive or negative when you get the letter from the lab? You can simply ask the nurse, or wait for your doctor’s consultation. You can also read our article on the subject to better understand the blood dosage of HCG hormone. Pregnancy tests in the lab can be prescribed by the doctor, but are also available without a prescription.
IS THE BIG TESTING MUST?
As for urinary test, nothing forces you to do it. On the other hand, and unfortunately for you if you don’t like bites, but blood test is to be done imperatively. It allows you to attest to a pregnancy with the medical body, and with the administrations.
HOW MANY DAYS DO YOU HAVE TO DO A TEST? How to make sure we’re pregnant? For reliable results, tests are to be done from certain dates. Taking a test after the report will be useless. Take your pain in patience, because it takes to wait a number of days, which differs depending on the tests.
URINARY TEST: WHAT DATE CAN WE DO IT?
For urinary tests, it is advisable to do one 19 days after unprotected sex during ovulation period. It should be noted that the HCG hormone is secreted after day 8 after fertilization, at a very low rate.
This HCG hormone can’t be detected until 3 weeks. The urinary test can therefore be carried out as early as the 3th week of amenorrhea (which corresponds to the first week of pregnancy). The amount of HCG hormone will tend to double as soon as this past delay, you’ll be more likely to know if you’re pregnant or not over the days!
WHEN DO A TEST BY BLOOD TAKE?
As for blood test, you can also do it 3 weeks after ovulation, unprotected ratio and fertilization, if these three events have agreed to give you a pretty baby! Don’t be in an emergency either, the longer you wait to do the test, the more the hormone will be in the blood, and the more reliable the results are! We advise you to wait 4 weeks after the presumed fertilization.
IS THERE A DEADLINE TO TEST?
Child secrets HCG hormone throughout pregnancy, so you can test whenever you like from week 3 after ovulation and report. However, you must know that you must report a pregnancy to your doctor before the 12th week of pregnancy, 14th week of aménorrhea (14 weeks after ovulation). This matches the last week of the third month. This first prenatal medical check is imperative because you are forced to declare your pregnancy, and your child’s upcoming birth.
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HOW TO REPLY IN THE DAYS?
If for you every day goes fast and you can’t figure out when the fertilization took place, take as a spot your upcoming periods. If, after the 7th day late, your periods don’t appear: you can do a urinary test and / or a blood test to find out if you’re pregnant!
DO YOU HAVE TO DO A TEST AT A PRECISE TIME OF THE DAY?
After determined the most effective time, you have to choose the right time during the day to do a test. It is recommended for the urinary test to do it in the morning. At this time urine is concentrated. The HCG hormone will be more easily detected, increasing the chances of revealing it during the test. It is possible to do so at other times of the day, but we advise you not to drink too much before testing. Especially if you’re early in pregnancy, the amounts of drinking water can reduce the concentration of hormone in the urine, and it can go unnoticed on the test strips. Don’t be in a hurry, and patiently wait until you feel like going to the little corner…!
For blood test, you can achieve it anytime of the day. You don’t necessarily have to be fasting. Besides, if you are pregnant, we recommend eating in the early morning to avoid weaknesses, dizziness and nausea!
To detect a pregnancy, you must follow some instructions. If you accurately follow all of this, it’s very difficult to miss the good news! However, we remind you that a positive urinary test must be confirmed with a blood test. There are also situations of false positives, and false negatives, with urinary tests. Don’t hesitate to renew the test as needed, and always trust blood samples, which are recognized in the eyes of doctors to prove that you are beautiful and well-pregnant!
Important:Pour urinary tests, it is advisable to do one 19 days after unprotected sex during ovulation period. It should be noted that the HCG hormone is secreted after day 8 after fertilization, at a very low rate. This HCG hormone can’t be detected until 3 weeks.