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When to Take a Pregnancy Test

Unexpected pregnancy is a common concern for women. “When to take a pregnancy test” is one of the first thoughts when wondering about a possible pregnancy. Feelings of anxiousness and worry can easily creep in when you’re unsure of whether you are truly pregnant or not. Don’t let the fear of the unknown keep you feeling concerned.

If you are in the Chicagoland area and in need of a free pregnancy test, we hope that you will contact us today.

So – how do you know when to take a pregnancy test? Here are 5 situations when you should visit Avenue Women’s Center:

• You had unprotected sex
• You have missed your period
• You are experiencing symptoms that could be related to pregnancy
• You aren’t sure if you “really had sex”
• You had sex and the condom broke

And – of course – the real answer to “How do I know when to take a pregnancy test?” is: “Whenever you are concerned you might be pregnant!”

At Avenue Women’s Center, we help women in taking their next steps when faced with a possible pregnancy. Should it be one of the listed situations, or maybe you have your own unique situation, know that we care about you, and are ready to provide support. Every Avenue Women’s Center location, including Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn / Lombard, Naperville, West Chicago, and Wood Dale, Illinois provides the same free and confidential services. Whether you want to schedule an appointment or just need to talk, know that we are here for you! You can call, text, email, or chat to get in touch with us today!

The information provided here is general in nature.  It is not a substitute for a consultation with a medical professional. Before any medical procedure, it is imperative that you discuss your personal medical history, risks, and concerns with your doctor. If you have questions during or after a procedure, your doctor should be immediately contacted. Avenue Women’s Center is not an emergency center.  If you are experiencing severe symptoms, such as bleeding and/or pain, seek immediate medical attention.  Contact your physician, go to an emergency room, or call 911.