You’ve missed a period and suspect that you might be pregnant, so you buy a little pregnancy test from the pharmacy hoping to prove your instincts right, right? Wrong! Home pregnancy tests can be highly accurate but they’re not always foolproof.
Sometimes its possible to get a false positive – that’s when you’re pregnancy test says that you’re expecting but you’re really not. Remember, these tests say that they’re only 99 per cent accurate so there’s still room for mistakes.
It’s always best to pay a visit to your doctor to confirm your pregnancy and not rely wholly on your at-home test kit. Here are some reasons why you may not be pregnant even though your test came back positive: