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How to Take a Pregnancy Test

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Updated May 23, 2014

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Purchasing a Pregnancy Test
Woman with home pregnancy test.
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Pregnancy testing is not a difficult task. However, it is one that carries a lot of importance to the test taker. This means that you will want to be sure to read all of the instructions before taking the test to ensure that you do it properly and that you don't make simple mistakes. This will help you have the most confidence in your pregnancy test results.

You will first need to select a pregnancy test and purchase it. Some women feel more comfortable with certain brands or types of tests. Most tests are fairly equal to one another, despite branding, packaging and cost. You may wish to look into purchasing a multiple pack of pregnancy tests as many women like to confirm the first test in a few days. It can also save you money to purchase tests in bulk, even if it's only two or three tests.

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