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More women will find out they are pregnant TOMORROW than any other day of the year

Section: Getting Pregnant
Pregnancy tests

Experts believe more than 10,000 women will be taking pregnancy tests tomorrow morning, making tomorrow the day that more women find out they are pregnant than any other time of the year.

This date falls just two weeks after the ‘National Baby-making Day’ on January 2nd, which has been dubbed the most common day of the year for couples to try for a baby.

It’s also been found that 62% of mums-to-be will carry on taking pregnancy tests, despite already having a positive result, leading women on average to spend £30 on pregnancy tests.

As simple as it might sound, pregnancy tests are actually more complicated than they sound. It’s worth noting, if you take a pregnancy test too soon, you might get an incorrect result. Leading pregnancy test company First Response said that it’s early result pregnancy test detected the pregnancy hormone in 76% of pregnant women five days before their period was due, but in more than 99% of women three days before their period was due.

Pregnancy tests work by measuring the levels of hormone hCG in urine, and these levels vary from woman to woman. Depending on the pregnancy test, you might be pregnant but get a negative result as you don’t have enough of the hormone to get a positive result.

Read next: Pregnancy tests – when to take one and everything you need to know 

Read next: The best sex positions to get pregnant:

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1. Your legs on his shoulders

This sex position means your pelvis is tipped back, which gives his sperm a helping hand from gravity in trying to reach your egg. 
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2. Missionary

Although it might not be the most exciting position to get intimate with your partner, it gives deep penetration close to the cervix, so your partner's swimmers have a little extra help in their swim for an egg.
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3. You on top

This is great when you want to feel in control, but think about switching before he ejaculates. Theory goes that being on top stops gravity doing its best to help his sperm along its way.
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4. From behind

Again, this position allows for deep penetration. As an added benefit, some theories say this is the best sex position to use when trying to conceive if you have a tipped uterus. Once you’re finished, roll over and lie on your back with your hips elevated to give his sperm time to travel.
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5. Side by side

ying side-by-side can be a relaxing position for couples, making it the perfect position if you’re feeling stressed out. Lie face-to-face or opt for some spooning. This ensures maximum comfort and is great for anyone suffering with a back problem – or morning breath.


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