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How to Get a Free Pregnancy Test


Updated May 16, 2014

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A free pregnancy test is usually a urine pregnancy test.

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A free pregnancy test is not hard to come by in many places. You have a few locations to look for a free pregnancy test. The vast majority do urine pregnancy tests. Here are some examples:

  • Local Health Department
    Many a local health department offer family planning services, this typically includes a free pregnancy test for those who cannot afford to pay. Some may offer it on a sliding scale if you do have some monetary resources. You can find your local health department here.

  • Faith Based Crisis Pregnancy Centers
    These are faith based services, usually run by local churches, that offer free pregnancy tests. They have a goal to prevent abortion and will help people find alternatives such as medical care, housing and information on adoption. You can search for a faith based crisis pregnancy center here.

  • Planned Parenthood
    This is a medical facility offering a free pregnancy test or by sliding scale. They also offer birth control and other reproductive services including gynecologic exams, ultrasounds, adoption referrals and abortion counseling based on the center. You can locate a center here.
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