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9 Common Pregnancy Test Mistakes to Avoid

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Couple examining a pregnancy test in bed.
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Woman reading labels on boxes at a pharmacy.
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Not checking the expiration date


Menstrual cycle tracking on calendar and phone.
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Not being aware of your cycle dates


Woman reading pregnancy test instructions.
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Not reading the instructions


Woman reading pregnancy test while sitting on a toilet.
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Not testing at the right time of day


Woman using a watch and waiting to read pregnancy test.
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Not gathering all your supplies first


Woman holding a pregnancy test.
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Reading the test too soon


Pregnancy test.
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Reading the test too late


Urine sample in a collection container.
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Not using enough urine in the pregnancy test


Positive result on digital pregnancy test.
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Misread pregnancy test


Happy couple reading a pregnancy test together.
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Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

@RobinPregnancy

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and the award-winning pregnancy and parenting author of “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy” and more than 10 other books. Between her nine children, teaching childbirth classes, and attending births for more than two decades, she has built up an impressive and practical knowledge base. You can follow Robin on Twitter @RobinPregnancy, Instagram, and Facebook.