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This New Crib Ad from IKEA Actually Doubles as a Pregnancy Test — Like, for Real

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Image Source: IKEA If you’ve ever bought a desk or a bed frame from IKEA, you know you’re in for a night of swearing and sweating when it’s time to assemble that baby. But you suffer through, because their furniture is funky, fresh, and fun. However, it looks like IKEA has finally decided they’re sick of being known as the company whose furniture everyone loves to hate putting together. So instead, they’re changing the conversation … in the weirdest way possible. The Swedish brand is promoting their new Sundvik crib with an ad that asks women to PEE on it. […]

5 DPO: Early symptoms and when to take a pregnancy test

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Table of contents A pregnancy test can detect pregnancy before a woman misses her period, but some may notice symptoms even earlier than this. The first sign of pregnancy is often a missed period, which happens around 15 days past ovulation (DPO). Some women may notice symptoms as early as 5 DPO, although they won’t know for certain that they are pregnant until much later. Early signs and symptoms include implantation bleeding or cramps, which can occur 5–6 days after the sperm fertilizes the egg. Other early symptoms include breast tenderness and mood changes. In this article, we look at […]

Mum slams Asda’s ‘sexist, patronising and useless’ letter after pregnancy test blunder

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A mum who complained to Asda after three pregnancy tests gave false positive results got a voucher – with a letter suggesting she ‘treat herself to some flowers’. The M.E.N. reported last week how Rebecca Barratt, 31, was left furious after the store’s own-brand digital devices gave her the wrong result. And – after discovering online that other women had experienced similar problems, complaining to the store and then waiting four months for a refund – she contacted the M.E.N. The story did prompt Asda to get back in touch with Rebecca – but it wasn’t the letter she had […]

New Ikea ad for crib is a working pregnancy test

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Even a big discount needs an eye-catching ad campaign. Ikea’s new magazine ad is trying to catch something else.

Spain’s Iberia scraps pregnancy test for new employees after fine

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The airline said Monday that the test had been purely a precautionary measure taken in the interest of the baby and future mother. Read More

Tips to Help You Stay Sane While Waiting for Pregnancy Test Results

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Waiting for the results of your pregnancy test during fertility treatment can be incredibly stressful. Here are our tips to help you cope. Read More

How To Make a Diagnosis of a Pregnancy Test by the Medical Rules

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This issue occurs if you want to make a diagnosis of pregnancy by the rules. Most women immediately wanting to know the test result cannot wait until morning. To understand the correct time of the test in the detection of pregnancy, it is necessary to understand its operating principle. When the fetus is implanted into the uterus, the woman’s blood begins the process generating a specific hormone Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG). The presence of hormone indicative of the presence of pregnancy, thus the test aims to identify it. In other words, all the tests have a special coating that exhibits […]