How to test and what to look out for
Finding out if you are pregnant can be exhilarating or upsetting or a little bit of both. Whatever your situation, we’re here to help with answers to your pregnancy questions.
- What are the early signs of pregnancy?
- Am I pregnant quiz
- How soon can you take a pregnancy test?
- What does getting a positive pregnancy test result mean?
- What does getting a negative pregnancy test result mean?
- The truth about getting a false positive on your pregnancy test
- I have a faint Line on my pregnancy test: am I pregnant?
- Myths about getting pregnant
- Due Date Calculator
Common signs of early pregnancy are missed period, changes in your breasts, tiredness, feeling sick, hyperemesis gravidarum, going to the toilet more often, mood swings, changing tastes in food (cravings), sensitivity to smells, and cramps.
Learn more about the signs and how you can accurately test to check your symptoms.
Wondering if you're pregnant? Take the Clearblue quiz to see if those symptoms could be an early indicator of pregnancy. Still unsure? We'll help you pick the right pregnancy test so you can be certain.
After the egg is fertilized, it travels to the womb and implants in the uterine wall, starting the release of the pregnancy hormone (hCG) in your urine. The sensitivity of the pregnancy test depends how soon before your missed period it can detect the hormone. Some can be used up to 5 days before your missed period. Use our free ‘when to test’ tool to find out how soon you can test.
I got a positive result, now what? Is the result accurate or not? What should I do next? Feeling overwhelmed when you take a home pregnancy test is perfectly normal, especially if the result comes out positive. As you stare at the stick in your hand, you may feel joy, anxiety, fear, disbelief or a mix of all these emotions, and you’ll have so many questions running through your head. When it comes to understanding what the test means, we can at least help you there. Read on to understand more about your test result, what you should do next and what you need to know about getting a positive pregnancy test result.
When you miss your period, you may be wondering ‘Am I pregnant?’ Perhaps you’re feeling a little nauseous, your breasts are tender, or you’re experiencing other early signs of pregnancy, but you’ve taken the test, and the results say you’re not pregnant. You may be asking: Can I trust the results? Sometimes you can get a false negative on your pregnancy test – meaning you’re pregnant, but the test says otherwise. On the flipside, you can miss your period, but you’re not pregnant. Read on to find out what a negative pregnancy test result means.
You’ve taken a pregnancy test and you see a positive result, but you’re having doubts: Can the test be wrong? Most home pregnancy tests are reliable, for example Clearblue’s tests have an accuracy of over 99% from the day you expect your period, and while it’s possible a test showing a negative result is wrong, particularly if you’re testing early, getting a false positive is extremely rare. Saying that, there are exceptions when your test may come out positive and you are not pregnant, read on to learn about the truth behind false positives.
You suspect you’re pregnant and you have taken a home pregnancy test, but suddenly your anticipation turns to confusion when you spot a very faint line on the test. What does it mean? Find out why your test line may be faint and whether you are pregnant or not.
They’re many sources of information on trying for a baby, but we don’t always know for sure what is true and what isn’t. Clearblue tackles the most popular myths about getting pregnant and helps you find the truth by giving you the facts.
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