When you suspect that you might be pregnant, it can be scary. You might not know what to do next. Thankfully, you have arrived at the right place. We offer lab-quality pregnancy tests at no cost to you. You can make an appointment by calling us at 502-222-7700, or you can simply stop by during our hours of operation. Read on to find answers to frequently asked questions about pregnancy testing.
What are Some Early Pregnancy Symptoms?
- Tender, swollen breasts
- Slight bleeding or cramping
- Unusual food cravings or aversions
When Is the Best Time to Take a Pregnancy Test?
If you’re experiencing any of the above pregnancy symptoms, your next step is to take a pregnancy test. It is recommended that you take a pregnancy test at least 8-14 days past your missed period for the best results. While some home pregnancy tests claim that they can detect pregnancy as early as a week before your missed period, these very early results can be unreliable, sometimes resulting in a false positive or false negative.
We offer high-quality, free pregnancy tests at our center. If you take a positive pregnancy test at our center, we can provide you with a referral for a free ultrasound.
What Should I Do After a Positive Pregnancy Test?
Did you know that a positive pregnancy test is not medical proof of pregnancy? If you take a positive pregnancy test at our center, we can provide you with an ultrasound to verify your pregnancy.
An ultrasound will determine whether you have a viable, in utero pregnancy and determine how far along you are. This information is important for determining the next steps available to you.
After the ultrasound, you should also consider getting tested for STIs. We also offer referrals for education and STI testing.