Pregnancy Testing Articles

Pregnancy Testing: Wait 14 Days or Test Early?

Pregnancy Testing: Wait 14 Days or Test Early?

To Test Early or to Test Late... When it comes to Trying To Conceive (TTC)-personality types, we can be divided into two groups: ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ 1️⃣ Those who test early⁣⁣ 2️⃣ Those who don't⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Those in group 1 get a bad rap. I've heard that we're impatient and we're setting ourselves up for...

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Pregnancy Test Faint Line vs. Dark Line

Pregnancy Test Faint Line vs. Dark Line

Two lines on a pregnancy test means you're pregnant. But what can the line intensity tell us? The big question is... Is a Faint Line on Your Pregnancy Test OK?⁣⁣⁣⁣ To answer that question the only thing we need to know is WHEN the test was taken. And the only way to answer that question correctly...

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Pregnancy Test: Do I Have to Use First Morning Urine?

Pregnancy Test: Do I Have to Use First Morning Urine?

Okay so you have been incredibly patient and waited until 14 days past ovulation (DPO) before testing.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Test-day morning rolls around and... OOPS... ⁣⁣⁣⁣ - you forgot to bring a cup to the bathroom OR⁣⁣⁣⁣ - you peed on your hand instead of in the cup OR⁣⁣⁣⁣ - you spill the cup with your...

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Which Fertility Drugs Cause False Positives on Pregnancy Tests

Which Fertility Drugs Cause False Positives on Pregnancy Tests

Worried About Your Fertility Drugs Causing False Positives? If you are taking any fertility drugs, you might have come across stories of women reporting false positives after taking these meds. But do all fertility drugs cause false positives? No, not at all! If you're taking Clomid or Femara...

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Blue vs Pink Dye Pregnancy Tests

Blue vs Pink Dye Pregnancy Tests

The Blue vs Pink Dye Discussion We all know that even a faint line still means you're pregnant. But what if that faint line shows up on a blue dye test, is it any different?⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Pregnancy tests (no matter what color) work by detecting hCG (the pregnancy hormone) in your urine. There are two...

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Why Your Period Is Late But Your Pregnancy Test Is Negative

Why Your Period Is Late But Your Pregnancy Test Is Negative

You’re a few days late for your period. You tested, and it’s negative! What’s going on? Is the test not sensitive enough? Can I still be pregnant even though my test says I’m not? Well, yes, it’s possible. To understand why, you need to know about the two phases of your cycle. Menstrual Cycle...

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