It is best to wait until after you have missed a period before having a pregnancy test taken. In fact, the most effective time to take a pregnancy test is when you are two weeks late for your period when they are 90% accurate.
A missed period is often the first sign of pregnancy. For more early signs, check out our list of common pregnancy symptoms.
A pregnancy test detects the hormone known as hCG, which is found in the urine of women who are pregnant. One of our compassionate staff members will administer the test and discuss your results with you immediately following the test.