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Do you have to wait for your missed period to take a pregnancy test?

Some pregnancy tests work a few days before a missed period, and all of them work as soon as your period is late. Read the label on the pregnancy test box to see when the test may become effective.

Be aware that tests become more accurate as you get closer to the date of your expected period. They are most effective once you have already missed your period.

Learn more about pregnancy tests.

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