My husband and I are trying to conceive. My last period was Sept. 2 and I ovulated on Sept. 7 (took an ovulation test).
I took a pregnancy test today Sept. 20 and it was negative, is it to early to detect with a home pregnancy test? I am expecting my next period Sept. 28.
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Yes, most urine based home pregnancy tests (and even many blood based pregnancy tests) aren’t sensitive enough to detect hCG (the pregnancy hormone) in the early weeks. I’ve found that it’s best, regardless of what many of the HPT boxes say, to wait until the day your next expected period would have ended before taking an HPT. In your case, if your period doesn’t come, then I would recommend taking another pregnancy test on October 5, first thing in the morning. If that one comes back negative, you could always take one more on October 12.