If you missed your last period and think you could be pregnant, find out for sure at our center. Even though over-the-counter tests are generally accurate, many women still receive false results by taking the tests too soon, or by missing a step in the instructions.
Pregnancy Testing at No Cost to You
You can trust Pregnancy Care Centers for accurate and confidential pregnancy testing. Our medical staff will be with you every step of the way, helping you throughout the process. Even if you have already taken a test at home, we can confirm the result, right here at no cost.
How does pregnancy testing work?
Pregnancy testing works by measuring the human pregnancy hormone, hCG, in your urine. A woman’s body begins to produce hCG right after a fertilized egg implants in the uterus as it forms the placenta, or tissue to support the growing fetus. Pregnancy testing determines if the level of hCG in your urine is high enough to indicate pregnancy. If it reaches a certain threshold, you will test positive.
When should I come for pregnancy testing?
The best time for pregnancy testing is about a week after your missed period. It takes about 8 to 14 days after the fertilized egg implants in your uterus for hCG levels to rise to detectable levels. If you take a pregnancy test too soon, it could give you a false negative result. Even though you may want to take a pregnancy test right away, it is best to wait for accurate results.
If it has been a week since your missed period, schedule a no-cost pregnancy testing appointment at our center.
What if my result is positive?
If you receive a positive result confirming your pregnancy, take a deep breath and we will help you with the next steps. We offer no-cost ultrasounds to provide vital information you need when making a decision about your unplanned pregnancy. An ultrasound confirms whether your pregnancy is viable and uterine, and also shows how far along you are. Our caring medical staff will be by your side to assist you and answer any questions or concerns you have along the way.
You are never alone.
An unplanned pregnancy can be overwhelming and even scary. We understand. Know that you are never alone at our center. We are here to talk with you about your options, provide helpful information, and support you in any way we can. Contact us to schedule a no-cost consultation.