Jun 22, 2012
One of the most exciting part about pregnancy is the anticipation and the time leading to it. Shopping for pregnancy kits could be confusing, and here is a guide for it
Having a baby is beautiful, but it requires preparation at the same time. The market is flooded with several pregnancy test products and kits to detect pregnancy. To be able to get hold of the right product, you need to shop smartly by choosing an accurate and easy-to-use pregnancy test kit. The pregnancy test kits that claim to detect hCG in the urine 1 day before the missed period are expensive than others.
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Pregnancy test kits determine the level of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in the urine. The hCG hormone is secreted when a woman becomes pregnant i.e. after the egg has implanted itself in the uterus. The hormone can be detected in the urine after 10 days from conception. The level of hCG hormone doubles every 48 hours in a healthy pregnancy. Some of the test kits are not sensitive enough to detect hCG level until at least 10 days post the missed period.
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