First Response Home Ovulation Test

What sort of ovulation test is the First Response Home Ovulation Test ?

The First Response home ovulation test is a midstream urine ovulation test that works by measuring the concentration of Luteinising Hormone (LH) in your urine.

LH is always present in your urine and increases just before your most fertile day of the month. This increase, or ‘surge’, in LH triggers ovulation which is the release of an egg from an ovary.

How does the First Response Ovulation test show the LH surge ?

The appearance of two easy-to-read purple lines in the test’s Result Window indicates your LH surge prior to ovulation.

What does the LH surge mean ?

Most women will ovulate within 24 to 36 hours after the LH surge is detected. Predicting ovulation in advance is important because the egg can be fertilised only 6 to 24 hours after ovulation. Your two most fertile days begin with the LH surge. You are most likely to become pregnant if you have intercourse within 24 to 36 hours after you detect your LH surge.

When do I do the First Response Ovulation Test ?

You may test at any time of the day, (you do not have to use first morning urine) but you should test at approximately the same time each day and reduce your liquid intake for 2 hours before testing, since drinking excessive amounts of liquids can dilute the LH in your urine.

To find out when to begin testing, determine the length of your normal cycle. The length of your cycle is from the beginning of one period to the beginning of the next. Count the first day of bleeding or spotting as day 1.

If your cycle is irregular, that is, if it varies by more than a few days each month, take the average number of days for the last 3 months. Use the chart included with the test to work out the day you should begin testing. The day you begin testing is listed below the number of days in your normal cycle. For example, looking at the chart, if your period normally begins every 28 days, you should begin testing 11 days from the beginning of your last period.

How do I do the First Response LH test ?

The First Response Ovulation Test is simple to use – just hold the test in your urine stream for a few seconds. You will soon see the purple colour moving across the Clear Top to indicate that the test is working. Look at the Result Window at 5 minutes to read your result. Follow the full instructions enclosed in the pack before carrying out the test.

When do I read the result ?

After 5 minutes, you can compare the test line to the reference line to read your result.

How accurate is the First Response Home Ovulation Test?

The FIRST RESPONSE Ovulation Test has been shown to be over 99% accurate** in laboratory testing. 60/60 non-surge and 40/40 surge clinical samples showed correct results. For diagnostic specificity and diagnostic sensitivity.

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NEW First Response Home Pregnancy Test can now be used 6 days early

What sort of pregnancy test is First Response  home pregnancy test & how do I use it ?

The 1st reponse home pregnancy test is a midstream pregnancy test.

The First Response Early Pregnancy Test is simple to perform – just hold the test stick in your urine stream for a few seconds and you will soon see the pink colour moving across the Clear Top to indicate that the test is working. After 3 minutes, you can read your result.

Test any time of the day. You don’t have to use first morning urine. Generally, however, your first morning urine contains the highest level of the pregnancy hormone.

How early can I use First Response ?

Now you no longer have to wait to miss your period! The First Response pregnancy test can be used 6 days earlier than the day of your missed periods (5 days before day of expected period).

The amount of pregnancy hormone increases as pregnancy progresses. In clinical testing, First Response detected hormone levels consistent with pregnancy in 62% of women 5 days before their expected period, in 78% of women 4 days before their expected period, in 87% of women 3 days before their expected period and in 98% of women 2 days before their expected period. Note that hormone levels may vary.

If you choose to test early and the result is negative, you may not pregnant or it may be too early to tell because your urine does not have enough hCG for the test to give a positive result. If you do not get your period within seven days, you should retest with another First Response Early Pregnancy Test.

How accurate is the First Response Pregnancy Test ?

The First Response test is over 99% accurate in laboratory testing.

How do I interpret the results of the First Response Pregnancy Test ?

The First Response Early Pregnancy Test has an easy to read test stick – two pink lines in the Result Window means you are pregnant, one pink line means you are not pregnant. The appearance of a second line, no matter how faint, is a positive result

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