This has been on YouTube and other blogs, but does the sugar pregnancy test really work? A pregnancy test can be gotten at the pharmacy for just hundred naira.
Homemade pregnancy test with sugar has been trending on YouTube and blogs, in case you are tempted to give it a try, just know that experts has said that it isn’t reliable or scientifically proven.
Let’s look at how the test is thought to work, and if it is reliable.
The sugar pregnancy test involves the combination of your urine with sugar, in order to tell if your pregnant. It is believed that the sugar pregnancy test can detect the presence of the pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin(HCG).
How to take the sugar pregnancy test.
It’s pretty simple, all you have to do is put a few spoons of white sugar in a sterilized bowl and pour your first morning urine over the sugar. Accordingly to the legend, if the sugar takes up a block form, then you are pregnant but if it melts easily, then you are not.
What you should know.
You should know that there’s no scientific explanation for this, all this are just speculations, and there’s no evidence that sugar pregnancy test does work.
The test has never been studied and no major medical organization will recommend using them.
To this stuff is not reliable, and it seems like it’s just for fun. My advice is that if you want to try it, you should also back it up with a home pregnancy test in order to avoid surprises.