Pregnancy tests check urine or blood for the hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG). At around 2 weeks hCG levels are high enough for home pregnancy tests to detect a change. Home pregnancy tests are fairly accurate; however, they do require the instructions to be followed correctly. Most home pregnancy tests can be taken 2 weeks after your period was due as this is when hCG are high enough to detect the change. For a more accurate result talk to your Healthcare Professional.
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Essential fatty acids and your pregnancy diet
- Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs) help your baby develop during pregnancy
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- Omega-3 supports a baby’s heart, brain and vision. Omega-6 supports heart health and positively affects cholesterol