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Factors Affecting the Accuracy of At-Home Pregnancy Tests

When you think you might be pregnant, every minute you have to wait to find out can seem like hours. A little impatience can lead to several test errors. Home pregnancy tests first developed in the 1970s allowed you to test for the early pregnancy indicator–the human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG)–in your urine. The tests are accurate when you follow all the instructions carefully. Mistakes in taking the test or interpreting the results account for the majority of false positive or negative results. When you take the test is as important as how you take it.

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At What Week of Pregnancy Can You Tell if it’s a Girl or Boy?

Many expectant parents are excited to find out whether they are having a baby boy or a baby girl. While some enjoy the surprise of finding out their baby’s sex at birth, others are anxious to find out their baby’s gender as early as possible. There are many old wives’ tales that are quick to offer a prediction of your baby’s sex, but with today’s scientific advancements there are many accurate ways to determine your baby’s sex as early as the 10th week of pregnancy.

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How Effective Are Early Pregnancy Tests?

Whether you are excited or worried about the possibility of being pregnant, knowing that you can take an early pregnancy test can end the wondering. If you suspect that you are pregnant with symptoms, such as a missed period, breast tenderness, a sore back, nausea or fatigue, you might want to pick up an early pregnancy test or make an appointment with your doctor to make sure.