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18 Apr 2006

When to do bloodtest
My period is due tomorrow or Thursday (I vary between having a 26 and 27 day cycle). I did pregnancy test 30 minutes ago and got a faint positive. Must I do another one tomorrow and wait for a darker line and then go for the bloodtest, or must I go today? I am scared the count is still to low and then I must anyway go for another one a few days later? Any suggestions? I am so happy, but also scared that it is not for real. We are trying for our second child and have been trying since December.
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01 Jan 0001

If the urine test is positive, the blood test will be accurate at this stage.

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