Pregnancy Tests

Pregnancy tests can either be urine or blood tests, but the most commonly used are urine tests. Urine pregnancy tests are accurate and they carry almost the same accuracy as blood pregnancy tests but they are considerably more economical. Urine tests can be taken in a doctor’s office or in the convenience of your own home.

If you have been sexually active and are experiencing any symptoms of pregnancy, it is recommended that you take one of the many different over the counter pregnancy tests. The American Pregnancy Association is available to help you in locating a pregnancy test location.

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Whether you potential pregnancy is planned or unplanned, it is probably that you have many of the same questions regarding pregnancy tests. The good news is the majority of tests carry similar accuracy allowing you to choose between the type of test and the cost.

There are thousands of pregnancy centers across the country that offer testing. If you would like to leverage the free pregnancy tests offered by one of these nonprofit centers, you can contact the APA at 1-800-672-2296.

Last Updated: 3/2011