A woman who believes she may be pregnant will buy a test to verify her pregnancy or she'll visit her doctor for the same. A home pregnancy test relies on the impact of hormones found in the urine of pregnant girl on the diagnostic strip. This test can produce reliable results only after one or more weeks after the missed period.
How This Test is Done:
To perform this simple test, the woman needs to place a stick or container in some cases, in her urine stream. After a short waiting period the presence or absence of pregnancy is revealed. It should be kept in mind that a number of drugs like some hormones used in the treatment of infertility, can interfere with the pregnancy test and result into ‘false positive'.
Availability and Cost:
Nowadays, pregnancy strip freely available from the pharmacies, grocery stores, supermarkets and even online. The cost of course depends on where you purchase and whether you get a single or a multi-test bundle.
Home Pregnancy Vs Doctor's Evaluation:
Home pregnancy tests are usually reliable and cheap approach to confirm the existence of pregnancy. They are extremely similar to the test performed by the doctor in their labs. If you like the latter choice, then you'd end up spending more than you would on buying a home pregnancy test and doing it by yourself.
So go to your nearest drugstore and purchase one or two pregnancy kits. You will surely save money and you'll be able to confirm the pregnancy at your home on your privacy whenever you feel like.