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How to Take a Pregnancy Test

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Updated May 23, 2014

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Reading the Test
Most pregnancy tests are designed with two windows: a control window to tell you that the test was working correctly and a testing window to give you your results. You should always have a line in the control window. If there is a line present in the testing window then you are pregnant.

Some pregnancy tests use lines, some use pluses, and others use other types of signs. Be sure to look specifically at the instructions for your pregnancy test. You should also be sure to follow the time instructions on reading the test, most say not to read the test after a certain period of time.

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