If you think you may be pregnant, do a test as soon as possible.
- You can buy a test from the chemist or supermarket and do it yourself.
- You can get a free test at some of the Unity Sexual Health Service clinics – please visit our clinics page or call 0117 342 6900.
You can carry out a pregnancy test from the first day of a missed period or 21 days from the last unprotected sex. Tests that are done earlier than this may not be accurate.
If the test is positive, this means you are pregnant. All pregnancy tests, when carried out correctly and at the right time, are reliable. This includes tests that you buy from the pharmacy or supermarket to do yourself.
If you don’t have regular periods, and the test is negative, you should repeat the test at least three weeks (21 days) from the last time that you had unprotected sex.