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Pregnancy Test: First Response?

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flowertot Tue 16-May-06 14:40:49

Does anyone know how early you can test? I am pretty sure First Response say 4 days before period is due but is this accurate? Is it more likely to be accurate if you wait until period is actually late?

YellowFeathers Tue 16-May-06 14:42:39

My periods were irregular and it came up + on day 28 for me but I have heard others testing early and it has worked.

MrsDoolittle Tue 16-May-06 14:44:13

9 days post conception. I used a Boots test 9 days after the night I conceived

MrsDoolittle Tue 16-May-06 14:44:43

over 2 weeks before my period was due

YellowFeathers Tue 16-May-06 14:45:30



Thats impressive MrsD!

flowertot Tue 16-May-06 14:49:21

wow! You must have had super strong hormone!
Guess mine realy is bfn then . Was just hoping they weren't accurate!

katierocket Tue 16-May-06 14:51:04

flowertot - you can easily get a false negative if you're testing before you are due. I think that First Response reckon they get around 65% of pregnancies at 4 days before due date and this percentage goes up each day - so if you test on due date it is 99% accurate.

HappyMumof2 Tue 16-May-06 15:00:58

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katzg Tue 16-May-06 15:12:07

i had a boots own test which came up neg until i was 3 days late! but i knew i was pg becuase i had been thrwoing up every morning for the past 10 days! happened both times just different tests, no positive until i was 2 days late

flowertot Tue 16-May-06 16:26:44

Looks like AF is on her way so further testing unneccessary this month!

LadyTophamHatt Tue 16-May-06 16:31:58

I got a -ve with first response with ds2+3.
Try boots own, they are FAB imo.

RnB Tue 16-May-06 16:35:40

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flowertot Wed 17-May-06 09:19:04

Bet Boots own are much cheaper as well. Going to have to calm down a bit over this testing lark though - can't be doing it every month 'just to see'!! Going to have to learn to be patient.......

carwillin Wed 17-May-06 10:58:05

I tested negative 1 day before with first response and positive on due date with clear blue digital.

HTH

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