Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

2 Bumps

Re-worded, Dollar tree prego test...?

I have irregular periods but i dont have any of my usual period symptoms, im 3 days late, and i dont have the money for the clear blue or anything really, will the $1 dollar tree brand be as effective and accurate

Answer Question

Asked by lauren92 at 8:21 AM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Trying to Conceive

Level 6 (103 Credits)
Answers (12)
  • Yep they should be. Most of my positive tests (I took a ton before I was convinced lol) were from the dollar stores. They actually picked it up before the more expensive ones did.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 8:24 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I had used a dollar general one when I found out with my first. So I don't see why you can't give it a try.

    Answer by kelfamous23 at 8:25 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I don't think so. I bought a dollar store one and it was negative. I took a first response one later the same day and it was positive.

    Answer by jenae_gist at 8:25 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • i hate the dollar store tests, specially if your not very far along, i took one and it said negative, and when i emptied out the trash an hr later i saw two lines .. well that made me go to walmart and get a EPT test and that gave me a PREGNANT right away no guessing...

    Answer by oppsdiditagain at 8:33 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I'm sure I'll get bashed for this...but why are you trying to conceive when you cannot afford a $10 pregnancy test?! I just don't get it.

    Answer by LoriKeet at 9:02 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I've never had any problems with the Dollar store ones. they've been right every time for me. I four kids. I've taken them when I thought I was pregnant but wasn't and it was correctly neg.

    Answer by jreneei at 9:03 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I'm with Lorikeet ....WHY do you want to be pregnant if you can't afford a PREGNANCY test? And you didn't mention if you are married...that's an important ingredient in having a baby...a husband. Just sayin' .....

    Answer by gertie41 at 9:28 AM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I used to work at dollar tree and the one in my are took all the pregnancy tests out after I stopped managing but I do know that if you take any pregnancy test it will be accurate. My friend took four of them for two pregnancies came back and she has two kids :D

    Answer by Ellie4040 at 12:19 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Dollar store tests have the same sensitivity and the Clear Blue, ept, First Response, and a whole list of others.


    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 4:49 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • *same sensitivity as the


    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 4:54 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.