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Day 21 Ovulation Progesterone Blood Test
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Day 21 Ovulation Progesterone Blood Test

Day 21 Ovulation Progesterone Blood Test

A simple finger-prick day-21 progesterone blood test to identify whether or not you have ovulated - an essential first step in any investigation into fertility.

Is it for you?

Are you thinking of starting a family and want to check you are ovulating normally? Or have you been trying for a baby without success? Do you want to be proactive about checking your fertility status so that you can seek help if you need it? If so, this simple at-home ovulation test which includes advice from a qualified doctor, is an important first step in understanding your fertility.
Blood sample 1 test included 2 working days turnaround

£39.00

  • You are struggling to conceive and you want to check that you are ovulating as part of your fertility investigations
  • You are planning a family and want to check you are ovulating normally
  • You want to repeat a previous inconclusive result
  • Your doctor has advised you to have a progesterone test
For women planning a pregnancy, healthy levels of progesterone are absolutely essential to ensure that the lining of the womb is prepared for pregnancy. Typically, progesterone levels peak 5 days after ovulation and then decline, but if you didn't ovulate (an anovulatory cycle) your progesterone levels will be lower than expected. A progesterone test performed 7 days before your next period is due can identify whether or not you have ovulated. Progesterone is produced by the corpus luteum and adrenal glands. Together with oestrogen it helps to prepare the body to conceive; if you become pregnant then your progesterone levels will continue to rise. This test is an essential first step in investigating infertility. 

Our doctors will be able to tell you whether your progesterone level was high enough for ovulation to have occurred. A borderline result may mean that the result is inconclusive and we cannot say whether ovulation occurred or not. In those circumstances we suggest repeating the test at a later date. 

It is important to take this test 7 days before your next period is due. If you don't have a regular cycle then aim to take the test on the 21st day after the start of your last period. 

It is important to take this test 7 days before your next period is due. If you don't have a regular cycle then aim to take the test on the 21st day after the start of your last period.

3 simple steps

  • Take the test

    Take the test - either using your kit or visit a clinic.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample in the freepost pack to our fully accredited lab.
  • Get your results

    Get your doctor reviewed results on my.medichecks.com.
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Important

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.