A Pregnancy Test That Tells You Sooner!

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Photo from First Response

The FDA just approved the First Response Early Result Pregnancy Test, which can tell you if you're pregnant six days before you miss your period. That's one day earlier than all the other over-the-counter pregnancy tests currently out there. The cost? $14.

The manufacturer says this is good because a mom will know sooner that she needs to start taking prenatal vitamins or stop drinking. I certainly understand wanting to know if you're pregnant because so you're nervous or excited about it, but I don't really see one day as having a major impact on the health of your baby. Of course if you're really worried about that, you can still find out a lot sooner with a blood test.

I'm still waiting for a test that can tell you if you're pregnant as soon as you have sex. Now that would be really helpful!

What do you think? Would knowing you're pregnant one day earlier make a difference in your baby's health?

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ethan... ethans_momma06

You should start taking a prenatal BEFORE conception or at anytime you think you might be pregnant...so no I don't see this improving the health per say. Still a lot of moms want to know as early as possible, even one day sooner, so this will be a big hit.

toria... toriandgrace

I'm excited about it, won't lie. And I get that you should take prenatals while your TTC, but for goodness sake, after 15 months, I'm tired of them! I've given up taking them until I know I'm pregnant. Plus, my insurance only covers them when I'm actually pregnant, and I'm tired of buying them.

Eliza... Elizabeth4980

Considering that I found out I was pregnant a couple of days after I totally binged on my 21st birthday, umm yeah - it would have been good to know 6 days earlier that I was pregnant.  Did it harm my son?  Who can say for sure but it sure didn't help him.

aiden... aidens_mama06

No I don't feel a day makes a difference. Most people that are wondering if they're pregnant and are waiting to test have taken on a healthier lifestyle already. I would like to see a pee test for right after conception though that would be nice.

MBargie MBargie

I believe knowing you are pregnant a day before you normally could find out is a good thing. The sooner you know, the sooner you can start preparing and taking care of yourself better. *I agree with aidens_mama06, a pregnancy test that works right after conception would be awesome!

mayna... maynaysmom

ONE day???  No way.  One week, maybe, but not one day.  Just another clever marketing scheme.

ladyb... ladybuglucky

This is not really that helpful.  You should start taking prenatal vitamens before conception and if there is a possibility you are pregnant, lay off the booze for goodness sakes.  This can be a problem as well, because many women may miscarry early in their pregnancy and if they didn't know they were pregnant, it would save them a lot of heartache. 

nonmember avatar glamz2lov

you are not preg as soon as you have sex it is a couple days later

Glitt... GlitterMEpInk

I'll be honest.. First Response is the Only test that I took that was accurate for me. I went to the dr, and got a blood test. The test came back inconclusive.. I went home again.. and took another first response test.. POSITIVE.. I don't think 1 day earlier really matters, but I can say that out of allll the other pregnancy tests out there.. EVEN the ones they use at the Dr's office.. THEY ARE THE BEST!

sophi... sophiesmom07

I buy the 5 day early testing kit, so if this is around the same price, why not? I'm not concerned because of my lifestyle or what I consume, but just because I can't wait to know!!!

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