When trying to become pregnant, you likely come across a lot of advice, on the internet and otherwise. While there is a lot of information out there about how to conceive, research suggests home ovulation tests can possibly increase chances of getting pregnant. Knowing when you’re ovulating can help when trying to conceive, as it’s only around this timeframe you’re able to get pregnant.
But like many over-the-counter wellness products, there are a lot of options to choose from and it can be an overwhelming decision. To help you in your search, the Forbes Health editorial team identified the best tests after analyzing data on more than 20 products, looking at factors like sensitivity level, hormones detected, cost, smartphone compatibility and more. Here are our top picks (note prices and availability are accurate as of publication and are subject to change).
Some ovulation test makers are currently the subjects of a 2022 proposed class action lawsuit regarding the accuracy of home ovulation test kits and whether their advertising is misleading to buyers who are anxious to become pregnant. The suit is seeking to cover customers who purchased kits from the following brands: Abbott Labs, Alere, Procter & Gamble, SPD Swiss Precision Diagnostics GmBH, Church & Dwight Co., Inc., Target Corporation, Walgreen Co., or CVS Pharmacy in New York for purposes other than resale.