Do take-home pregnancy tests work?

Answer On One Hand: They Can Be AccurateAccording to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, home pregnancy tests can be "quite accurate." The agency recommends maximizing accuracy by reading inst... Read More »

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How to Know How Pregnancy Tests Work?

Getting pregnant is a very exciting time for both a man a woman. But before you pull out that pregnancy test lets see exactly how they work.

How quickly do pregnancy tests work?

Pregnancy tests that test your urine for the presence of the hormone HcG typically take around three minutes to produce a result. Blood tests are more accurate, but may take much longer, depending ... Read More »

Are home pregnancy tests always accurate?

Most home pregnancy tests claim to be 99 percent accurate. According to the FDA, pregnancy tests marketed as 99 percent accurate are compared to other pregnancy tests, not necessarily actual pregna... Read More »

Are blood tests more accurate than urine tests for pregnancy?

On One Hand: One Blood Test More AccurateThe quantitative blood test for pregnancy, which uses the level of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) hormone to confirm pregnancy (as do other tests) is co... Read More »