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We offer:

Free Pregnancy Tests:

Accurate, quality tests are being used with immediate results.  Ultrasound referral is available on request.


URINE PREGNANCY TEST VS BLOOD PREGNANCY TEST

Urine Pregnancy Test

  • Done with a urine sample
  • Results read as positive or negative
  • May be done around 5 weeks after the first day of your last menstrual cycle
  • Around 97% accurate
  • If you have a negative test but believe you are pregnant, it may be too early to detect the hormone. Take another test in a few days. The hCG level usually doubles every 48 hours.

Blood Pregnancy Test

  • Done by blood draw
  • Results may be a positive or negative (qualitative blood test) or a number to be interpreted by a physician regarding hormone levels (quantitative blood test).
  • May be done around 5 weeks after the first day of your last menstrual cycle
  • This test is more expensive and requires a doctor visit.

A Pregnancy test checks for a hormone called hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotropin). It is made by pregnancy cells and developing placental tissues. hCG will pass into a woman’s system and will be present in both blood and urine samples. This hormone first appears in your urine from 10-14 days after fertilization. The longer you wait for testing the more accurate it will be.

There are multiple indicators of a possible pregnancy which can begin a few days after conception.  Contact us to take a pregnancy test to confirm if you are pregnant.


Confidential Counseling:

Our counselors are here to listen to you and to address your concerns in a caring, non-judgmental way.  We subscribe to the highest standards of professional conduct.  Our staff and our volunteer counselors have been trained in crisis pregnancy counseling.  We are committed to providing you with assistance and accurate information.  We have resources available for your individual situation and needs.  Information is available on:

  • Abortion
  • Birth control
  • Abortion alternatives
  • Community referrals

All of the services provided by the Catherine Foundation are free and confidential.  Our desire is to provide relief in a crisis situation.  We invite our clients to return for ongoing counseling and support. Contact us today to make an appointment.