To be sure of your pregnancy, confirm with a pregnancy test to get answers. At Heartbeats Women’s Center, we offer free and confidential pregnancy tests so you can move forward with clarity.

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Pregnancy tests are very simple and painless. When you become pregnant, your body produces a pregnancy hormone called HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin). A pregnancy test detects the amount of HCG in your urine to determine if you are indeed pregnant.

When To Take A Pregnancy Test

According to the Mayo Clinic, the best time to take a pregnancy test is at least one day after your missed period. At this time, your body has had enough time to produce the right amount of HCG to accurately show up in a test. By waiting a little bit after your missed period, you can get clear and accurate results.

Do Home Pregnancy Tests Work?

Yes—at-home pregnancy tests can be very accurate. While these tests are normally accurate, there’s a slight chance they could be false based on how you use the test. If taken too soon, or the directions are not followed correctly, you could receive a false positive.

Take a free pregnancy test to confirm your results at our center today to be sure. Once you confirm your pregnancy, we can help educate you about all your options.

Did You Get A Positive Test Result?

Once you receive a positive pregnancy test, there is more to know about your pregnancy that can only be revealed through an ultrasound. We can discuss the next steps with you.

Schedule a free and confidential appointment to start your pregnancy confirmation process. We are here to support you along the way.

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