In this week’s Pregnancy Test Results: A Few Good Things to Consider podcast, the BBC’s Health Editor Nick Bryant reviews the latest evidence about pregnancy tests and pregnancy test results.
Read more from the Pregnancy Care podcast: The latest pregnancy tests can tell you a lot about the risk of pregnancy.
We asked experts to tell us what the latest tests can’t tell us about, and some of the findings are pretty surprising.
Here are some of our favourite bits of news about pregnancy test result data:1.
What you can’t know about pregnancy results is what you can.
It is important to be careful when interpreting pregnancy test test results because it is difficult to determine the level of risk of a pregnancy with these tests.
There is no one-size-fits-all test that tells you how likely you are to become pregnant, or how likely it is that you are actually pregnant, for the following reasons:Some of the tests can only tell you whether you are more likely to become infected or pregnant after the test has been taken, or if you have a very low chance of becoming pregnant.
Pregnancy test accuracy and accuracy of other tests is not always equal.
Pregnant women can be more confident with some tests than others.
Some tests will only tell them about the amount of risk associated with the pregnancy test, while others will tell you how many days of pregnancy are likely to be in the future.
This is because many tests have a range of accuracy ranges, which means that they may show you the number of days in a month or month-and-a-half that the test can give you a positive result.
This is why you may have to use the test multiple times if you are uncertain about how long your pregnancy may last.
The accuracy of these tests is generally very good.
Some tests are more accurate than others, but the range of results for these tests will always give you the most accurate result.
There are also some tests that may be very accurate at certain points, but they may not give you accurate results if the test is taken more than two weeks later.
For example, the pregnancy tests for IVF and IVF-only couples have a higher accuracy than some other tests, but there is a chance that these tests may be inaccurate.2.
The accuracy of the pregnancy results will depend on the test used.
Some women have to be more cautious about what tests they use.
If a pregnancy test was taken after two weeks of abstinence and the test showed that the pregnancy was normal, the test may be useful.
However, if the pregnancy result was given at a point when the pregnancy risk had risen, or the pregnancy ended in miscarriage, the results could be misleading.
If you are worried about the accuracy of your pregnancy test and want to know whether the test you use is safe for you, you can check the manufacturer’s website or call their customer service department.3.
What to do if you’re pregnant: The Pregnancy Study: What you need to know about miscarriage prevention is available for free from the BBC.
Find out more about pregnancy care at pregnancycare.org.