• How do pregnancy tests work? – Tien Nguyen
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    How do pregnancy tests work? – Tien Nguyen

    The earliest known pregnancy test dates back to 1350 BC in Ancient Egypt. According to the Egyptians, all you have to do is urinate on wheat and barley seeds, and wait. If either sprouts, congratulations, you’re pregnant! And if wheat sprouts faster, it’s a girl, but if barley, it’s a boy. In 1963, a small study reproduced this test and found that it predicted pregnancy with a respectable 70% accuracy, though it couldn’t reliably tell the sex of the baby. Scientists hypothesized that the test worked because pregnant women’s urine contains more estrogen, which can promote seed growth. Now it’s easy to take this ancient method for granted because modern…

  • 24 Hours Being Pregnant! (Yikes!)
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    24 Hours Being Pregnant! (Yikes!)

    Hey, I’m Natalie and I’m… pregnant. Not the kind of pregnant that you’re thinking about. ohohohoohohohohoooo! I think my belly is here! So I got an 8-10 months belly Oh, It’s not even my skin color! This is going to be GREAT! (Natalie) This part is sticky so it sticks on your belly. (Dennis) I’m a father in one day! I can’t see my toes!!! I look kind of cute pregnant! I decided that I’m gonna be pregnant for the next 24 hours. Pregnant!!!! I’m gonna be going through my typical day, doing the things that I usually do like: Yoga, Shopping, Chillin’ at the pool, and of course visiting…

  • Keith’s 400 Chicken McNugget Challenge ft. The Food Babies
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    Keith’s 400 Chicken McNugget Challenge ft. The Food Babies

    – I feel like I can’t hear right now. – It’s hot in here. (groans) – [Eugene] That’s a big nugget. Bet you wanna get your mouth around that big nugget. – [Ned] You can do it! (Alex exhales) – In 2019, there were two ladies at Try Guys who started out eating Keith’s leftovers. They were known as many things. – [Alex] The Dumpster Divas. – [YB] Garbage Gals. – [Alex] The Leftover Ladies. – We are the Food Babies. – And today, we are eating 400 chicken nuggets from McDonald’s. (YB laughs) (all laugh) (upbeat music) – (both) Hey guys! – It’s YB. – And Alex. And welcome…

  • How to Take a First Response Pregnancy Test | Parents
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    How to Take a First Response Pregnancy Test | Parents

    First Response manufactures 3 varieties of home pregnancy tests. One is a digital version and the other 2 are non-digital. When it’s taken on or after the day of your missed period, the Rapid Result Test is designed to work within 1 minute. The Early Result Test takes a couple of minutes longer. When you’re ready to test, first check the date on the bottom of the box to make sure the test haven’t expired. If you’re all set, open the box and remove one of the tests from its packaging. The digital test should have a steady clock symbol on its screen. If it doesn’t, don’t use it. Remove…

  • How to Take a Clear Blue Pregnancy Test | Parents
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    How to Take a Clear Blue Pregnancy Test | Parents

    Clearblue manufactures two varieties of home pregnancy test, a digital version and a non-digital one. When you’re ready to test, first check the date on the bottom of the box to make sure the tests haven’t expired. If you are all set, open the box and remove one of the tests from its packaging. Remove the cap to expose the stick’s absorbent tip. Holding the test by its thumb grip, place the tip pointing downward in your urine stream. If you’re using a digital test, keep it there for 5 seconds, or collect a sample of your urine in a clean dry container and dip the test tip in it…

  • Why is My Period Late and the Pregnancy Test Negative?
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    Why is My Period Late and the Pregnancy Test Negative?

    Why is my period late and the pregnancy test negative? One possibility is that you aren’t pregnant. Your period is late for some other reason, from severe dieting to extreme workouts to illness. The timing of events suggests I could be pregnant. And I do have a feeling that I am. It would be ironic if the stress of trying to get pregnant makes you think you are. There’s a reason many women in fertility treatment don’t get pregnant until they give up. The stress of trying prevents pregnancy. There’s also the possibility that your period is simply late because of hormonal changes. Let’s assume I am pregnant. What should…

  • A Daughter’s Journey | Family reunion for woman abandoned at birth | Sunday Night
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    A Daughter’s Journey | Family reunion for woman abandoned at birth | Sunday Night

    (unsettling string music) – [Matt] It’s early morning, August 1983. (baby crying) And lives are about to change forever. – I was dumped outside of the hospital. I was just literally wrapped in a towel with my cord cut. (baby crying) A man on a bicycle heard my cries early in the morning. (police siren blaring) He sent a letter to the police. (baby crying) (intense instrumental music) – [Matt] That tiny, abandoned baby would one day become an Australian, a true-blue Aussie. (urgent percussive music) But who left her in a lonely stretch of African wasteland and why has remained a mystery for 36 years. – Someone in that…