At Women’s Pregnancy Center, we offer confidential pregnancy tests that often detect positive results as soon as one day after a missed period, occasionally even earlier. When a woman is pregnant, her body produces a hormone called HCG, which is found in her urine and her blood. A pregnancy test yields a positive result when the hormone is present.
Can I have a retest if my test is negative and my period doesn’t start?
Yes, you may be rescheduled for another test. The HCG hormone doubles every 2.2 days during the first three months of pregnancy.
Should I see a doctor if I have a second negative test and have not started my period?
If you have concerns about missed periods and your pregnancy test continues to be negative, you should see your health care provider for assessment. If you need resources for health care, Women’s Pregnancy Center can provide you with referrals.