Being Pregnant is a wonderful experience in a woman’s life. These simple & accurate tests to confirm pregnancy status are quite helpful.
It is usually accompanied with certain signs & symptoms that indicate your possibility to conceive baby.
Some of the common signs & symptoms of being pregnant include nausea, vomiting, swollen breast, increased urination, fatigue & many more.
If you suspect yourself for being pregnant then try these accurate tests to confirm pregnancy status. These accurate tests can help you to confirm this mind blowing good news coming to your family. You can easily and safely confirm your gestational status just by undergoing any of the available pregnancy tests.
Today, several ready-to-use pregnancy test kits are easily available to detect the levels of human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) hormone.
This hormone is produced by fetus after implantation. As your fetus develops, levels of hCG also tends to increase. Here are 3 accurate tests to confirm pregnancy status:
(1) Urine Test
It is one of the most common & accurate tests to confirm pregnancy status. You can perform a urine test either at your home or at doctor’s clinic by precisely following the instructions written on the ready-to-use test kit.
The accuracy of home pregnancy test kit is known to be about 97-99 % and it is advisable to take the test in early morning at least a week after a missed period. It can detect hCG levels of 10 mIU/mL -100 mIU/mL in urine sample.
A home pregnancy test kit will be supplied with either a test strip or a dipstick. The test strip needs to be held in urine stream whereas a dipstick needs to be dipped into the sample of your urine.
Some test kits may have a test device with wells and here you will be asked to put few drops of urine with the help of a dropper into the well & than wait for 5-10 minutes in order to allow color change in other well.
If you get color change in area marked as control (C) & Test (T) both than it is a positive pregnancy test but if color change is observed only in area marked as control (C) than it is a negative pregnancy test.
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