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Salt pregnancy test?? Is this accurate lets find out

do you believe in myth, can really salt prove if one is pregnant? Let's find out.

pregnancy test with salt, bowl of salt with spoonful of salt on top

Bloggers and YouTubers swear by this DIY test for determining pregnancy. But are they correct?

Sure, over-the-counter pregnancy tests can be pricey — some of the more costly ones cost approximately R100 each box — but does that imply you should make your own?

Unfortunately, the answer is no if you want an accurate result.

The salt pregnancy test is just one of many do-it-yourself pregnancy tests that are gaining popularity online. While some bloggers and YouTubers swear by the test's accuracy, medical authorities disagree.

There is no one way to do a salt pregnancy test (or an official set of regulations), but in general, all you have to do is mix a tablespoon or two of salt with a sample of your morning urine and wait a few minutes to a few hours.

If your pee becomes "milky" or "cheesy," you're allegedly pregnant. If the combination does not change color, legend has it that you are not pregnant.

There is no scientific rationale for the effectiveness of salt pregnancy tests. According to supporters of the test, hCG will react with salt, causing the mixture to curdle or alter texture. However, there is no evidence to support that notion, and there is no reason why salt and hCG would create this reaction.

People did not frequently employ salt-based pregnancy tests prior to the introduction of current pregnancy tests.

Although the salt pregnancy test is inexpensive, there is no proof that it will provide a trustworthy result. And, besides, who wants to wait a few hours for a response?

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