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  • Home pregnancy tests are usually very accurate, but this depends on how well you followed the instructions and how soon after the pregnancy begins that you do the test.
  • The sensitivity of the test can also affect accuracy. Some tests (not all) can detect the pregnancy before you miss a period.
  • To get the most accurate result, do the test first thing in the morning and wait until the first day of your missed period.
  • Always see your doctor for confirmation of your pregnancy.

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Reviewed on: 14-04-2022