When and how to do pregnancy test
When the first signs of pregnancy every woman (consciously or unconsciously) starting to get nervous. For some it is the excitement in anticipation of the awaited event. For others – the moral shock and is the cause of negative emotions. In any case, neither the first nor the second to remain in the dark do not want.
Diagnosis of early pregnancy can be carried out quite easily. Today, at any pharmacy you can buy a special tool. It is important to know how to do pregnancy test at home, the result was as accurate as possible.
Modern methods are sensitive enough and allow you to determine if conception has already been on the 7th day after intercourse. There are several types of tests: strip, flatbed, inkjet and electronic. Based on their actions — determine the level of HCG hormone which is produced by the placenta and excreted in the urine. Hormonal changes during the entire period, while the expectant mother is carrying a child, so you need to know what day you can do a pregnancy test for more accurate result.
It often happens that on the 7th day after conception, the HCG hormone builds up in a woman's body in a sufficient amount to be determined by any available means. However, there are cases when the component has no time to accumulate during this time. So the test is recommended on the first day of the expected menstrual period. However, this only applies when you a regular cycle. If menstruation every month there is a different number of days, you should resort to other recommendations. Before doing the pregnancy test, you need to remember the date of intercourse, which, according to women, could lead to conception. After two weeks, you can be confident that a pregnancy test will show accurate results.
Experts recommend not to trust the claim that this test gives results with accuracy of 99%. Before you do a pregnancy test, you should remember that due to individual characteristics of women, it may be negative. This is not always true. In this case you should repeat the test in a few days when the HCG hormone will accumulate in the body in sufficient quantity. There are cases when one of the lines manifests itself clearly. Then it is possible with the big share of probability that the conception occurred. Anyway, the accurate diagnosis of pregnancy can only be a doctor.
It is important to know not only how to do a pregnancy test, but when. Experts recommend to produce a similar test in the morning, as soon after waking in the urine, an increased concentration of HCG hormone. You should also take into account the fact that pregnancy test, like any medical product, has an expiration date. To use expired is not recommended, because in this case it is impossible to obtain reliable results. If you bought at the drugstore pregnancy test, how to do it — you can see in the attached instructions or on the packaging.