blood pregnancy test

A positive blood pregnancy test result is a pregnancy hCG test that is positive about 3-4 days after implantation. In most cases, a blood pregnancy test is run by the obstetrician during the first office visit. While the urine pregnancy test can detect the presence of the hCG hormone, it cannot tell the doctor how much of the hormone is present in the body. The blood pregnancy test delivers an hCG level which can tell a lot about the baby, or babies.

hCG Numbers in Early Pregnancy

hCG pregnancy hormone information on hCG numbers in early pregnancy and all the facts are presented here. ... more »

Low and Slow Rising hCG Blood Levels in Pregnancy Test

When is the hCG titer in the blood considered to be too low and when is it considered to be slow rising? ... more »

The Science and Art of the Pregnancy Test

A lot of science goes in to getting pregnant, and even more goes into the pregnancy itself.  Biology, physics (if you don't know what I mean about that, you haven't felt the inverse pressure of your growing belly on your lower back!), and mathemat ... more »

Is a Blood Pregnancy Test Worth the Time and Money?

There are two types of pregnancy test – blood and urine – that most women come in contact with when trying to conceive. ... more »

What Are My Chances of Being Pregnant With Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

A woman;s  body is constantly changing. Hormone levels rise and fall as do blood glucose and blood pressure. Many of the early signs of pregnancy are also signs of other physical changes in the body. ... more »

Normal hCG Levels in Pregnancy

HCG is the abbreviation for "Human Chorionic Gonadotropin." HCG is the "pregnancy hormone" which is being produced by the placenta as soon as implantation happens about one week after fertilizatio ... more »

Early Positive Pregnancy Test: How Long After Implantation?

How early after conception and implantation can a pregnancy be detected with a positive pregnancy test? ... more »

False Positive Pregnancy Test Result

Q: What are the reasons for a false positive or false negative pregnancy test result? ... more »

When Does the Urine Home Pregnancy Test Become Positive

A urine home pregnancy test HPT usually becomes positive within a week or so after implantation, or around t ... more »

What Does the Blood Pregnancy Test Reveal?

A blood pregnancy test is run by the obstetrician during the first office visit, in most cases. While the urine pregnancy test can detect the presence of the hCG hormone, it cannot tell the doctor how much of the hormone is present in the body. ... more »

How to Find Out That You Are Pregnant in 12 Steps

For most women, missing a period is the most accurate sign of pregnancy, while others look for signs of pregnancy before a positive pregnancy test. Here are 12 steps to take and signs to look for when trying to conceive (TTC): ... more »

Phantom Pregnancy

A "Phantom hCG" is a positive blood pregnancy test without being pregnant. Patients with a phantom hCG will have a persistently and not significantly rising positive blood pregnancy test but the urine test is negative. ... more »

Pregnancy Test - When is It Usually Positive?

If you are pregnant then a home urine pregnancy test usually become positive within a couple of days after a missed menstrual period. ... more »

Pregnancy Tests - Introduction

Pregnancy tests work by detecting human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). hCG is a hormone found only in pregnant women. ... more »

Two Different Test Results

Q: What should I do if I get two different pregnancy test results? ... more »

When Is The Blood hCG Pregnancy Test Positive?

A blood pregnancy test usually becomes positive within 3-4 days after implantation, or several days before your expected menstrual period, when  hCG levels have reached a high enough ... more »

Pregnancy Test After Miscarriage

Q: My pregnancy test was positive three weeks after miscarriage. Does this mean I am pregnant? ... more »

Pregnancy Test After Miscarriage

Q: I had a miscarriage two weeks ago and my home pregnancy test is positive. Did I get pregnant again that fast? ... more »

BBT up 18 Days negative Pregnancy test

Q: My BBT is up for 18 days but my pregnancy test was negative today. What does this mean? ... more »

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