Which time urine is best for pregnancy test?
Remember, morning tends to be the best time to take home pregnancy tests, because hCG levels in urine are concentrated after a night without much drinking and peeing. If you’re still very early in your pregnancy and hCG levels are only starting to rise, it may be wise not to test at night.
Can I take a pregnancy test in the afternoon?
Your test will still be valid if it’s the afternoon or you’ve already had water, but first morning urine will result in a stronger results line. The stronger the line, the more accurate the test results.
Can I collect morning urine to test later?
You can collect a urine sample at any time of day, unless your GP or practice nurse advises you otherwise. The types of urine sample you might be asked for include a random specimen, first morning specimen or timed collection.
How many hours is considered first morning urine?
For women who work night shift, your first morning urine will be the urine you void after you slept during the day. For example, if you get off work at 7:00am and sleep from 10:00am to 6:00pm, your first morning urine will be the first urine you void when you wake up for the day at 6:00pm.
Is first or second morning urine better?
To get an accurate result, most experts recommend taking a pregnancy test in the morning. Why? While you’re sleeping, hCG becomes more concentrated in your urine.
How many hours does it take for hCG to build up in urine?
With most current pregnancy test kits, hCG can be detected in the urine as early as 3-4 days after implantation, though it often takes longer. If you are pregnant, on the day you miss your period about 74% of HPTs will be positive.
What time in the morning should I take a pregnancy test?
You can take a pregnancy test any time of the day. But if there’s a chance you’re early in pregnancy, take it in the morning when your urine is most concentrated so the test can more easily detect the HCG hormone, says Dr. Culwell.
Can I take pregnancy test at 4 am?
Whatever the reason, you can do a pregnancy test at 4 am, assuming you have a home test ready to go. The pregnancy test results will depend on whether or not you’re pregnant, and on how much hCG is present in your urine at that time.
Do you have to use your first morning urine for a pregnancy test?
The FIRST RESPONSE™ Early Result Pregnancy Test is designed to detect hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) as early 6 days before your missed period (5 days before day of the expected period). You can use the test at any time of day. You do not have to use first morning urine.