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What Do You Know About Home Pregnancy Tests?

What Do You Know About Home Pregnancy Tests?

Who can forget sitting in the bathroom and waiting for the second little pink line to appear, or praying it wouldn't? Those three minutes can seem like a lifetime while you ponder your future with, or without, a baby. Home pregnancy tests have come a long way over the years. Test your knowledge of these helpful little sticks with our quiz.

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What Do You Know About Home Pregnancy Tests?

When was the first home pregnancy test introduced to the public?

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emmebeth emmebeth 8 years
2/6 Good thing I don't need a home pregnancy test yet!
emmebeth emmebeth 8 years
2/6Good thing I don't need a home pregnancy test yet!
bluepuppybites bluepuppybites 8 years
I agree I took the First Response made me cry because I used it on the day when I supposed to get my period and it said I wasn't. Yet I was so sure I was, so I was starting to think I'm crazy and I'm creating these symptoms in my head. (I really wanted to get pregnant) So I took the Walmart version of EPT and sure enough I was.
shoogerbooger shoogerbooger 8 years
Greggie- I was going to say the same thing! First Response still gave me negatives days after my missed period, while other tests (EPT) showed that I was pregnant that day of my missed period.
lawchick lawchick 8 years
thanks!
lawchick lawchick 8 years
thanks!
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I use anything but the First Response Early Detection. *lol* It's just totally unreliable with false negatives. My personal favorite is the Equate from Walmart. There's no fun digital readout, but the result's the same.
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I use anything but the First Response Early Detection. *lol* It's just totally unreliable with false negatives.My personal favorite is the Equate from Walmart. There's no fun digital readout, but the result's the same.
lawchick lawchick 8 years
Greggie thanks for that info. Do you have one you prefer or do you think they're all the same?
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I disagree with so many of your answers. For instance, the early morning urine. It's not recommended anymore if you're taking the test within the time guidelines stated. If your period is a week late due to pregnancy, you can pee anytime and get the result. Also, First Response Early Response can claim they're the most accurate all they want, but they're not. They're most sensitive because of the "early result" claim, but testing before a missed period or even within a day or two of missing it, they have a HUGE amount of false negatives. It is the most sensitive test, not the most accurate by a long shot.
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I disagree with so many of your answers. For instance, the early morning urine. It's not recommended anymore if you're taking the test within the time guidelines stated. If your period is a week late due to pregnancy, you can pee anytime and get the result.Also, First Response Early Response can claim they're the most accurate all they want, but they're not. They're most sensitive because of the "early result" claim, but testing before a missed period or even within a day or two of missing it, they have a HUGE amount of false negatives. It is the most sensitive test, not the most accurate by a long shot.
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
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