See old pregnancy test sticks from the 80s & 90s that were easier to use than ever before

See back when they debuted the easy-to-read pregnancy test sticks (1987)

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Old pregnancy test sticks like these were a huge step forward, and meant that millions of women finally had a way to find out they were pregnant without going to the doctor, and without having to do a more complicated chemistry-style vintage liquid pregnancy test.

In fact, more than 30 years later, while today’s test kits are faster and more accurate, they are still very much the same. Take a look!

Accu Test Pregnancy test stick (1999)
Accu Test Pregnancy test stick (1999)

Vintage 1980s Clearblue pregnancy test stick kit (1987)


A pregnancy test is useless if you can’t figure out how to use it. But test tubes, eye droppers, and a science book others call “the instructions” make most pregnancy tests hard to take.

Clearblue is the first pregnancy test without the complications. A simple three-step kit that uses the latest laboratory technology, and eliminates the laboratory hassles.

It’s designed around a special test stick. So there’s no messy measuring or mixing. No split-second timing. No nerve-racking precision. And no PhD in chemistry required.

All of which makes at a Clearblue over 99% accurate.* As early as the first day of your missed period, a simple color change tells you whether or not youre pregnant.

So get Clearblue. Because it’s time you graduated to a better pregnancy test.

Vintage 1980s Clearblue pregnancy test stick kit (1987)

QTest pregnancy test strips (1987)

QTestrm for pregnancy. Because the sooner you know, the better for your baby. Doctors say, the sooner you start prenatal care, the better for your baby. So now, there’s QTest.

QTest…the first step in prenatal care: Its so accurate, doctors use it. And you can use it the day you miss your period.

QTest even shows you’ve done the test right. Error Control Pad remains white to show you’ve done the test right. Result Pad gives positive results as early as nine minutes.

QTest pregnancy test (1987)

Advance easy-to-read Colorstick pregnancy test sticks (1987)

Now you can be positive… even if it’s negative.

Easy-to-read Colorstick: Only Advance has an easy-to-read Colorstick that shows your results clearly. A color change to blue, as shown above, means you’re pregnant. No color change, as shown below, means you’re not.

Accurate results: Advance is the same kind of pregnancy test that is used in hospitals. What’s more, Advance is simple to use, and it is easy to read. So you can feel extra-confident with the results of your test.

Fast results: Advance gives you fast results. It cuts down waiting time to a mere thirty minutes. Some home pregnancy tests make you wait one to two hours. Advance also lets you test yourself as easy as one day after a missed period.

Toll-free number: If you have any questions about the test, simply call the toll-free number included in each kit. A specially-trained registered nurse will be ready with answers.

Advance easy-to-read Colorstick pregnancy tests (1987)

Introducing new e.p.t. pregnancy test stick (1987)

If the stick turns pink, you’re pregnant. If it stays white, you’re not. It’s that simple. New e.p.t. stick test is the fast and easy way to find out if you’re pregnant.

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1987 EPT pregnancy test kit sticks

The e.p.t. pregnancy test stick (1988)

“One day late, and all I can think is – Am I pregnant?”

e.p.t. can tell you if you’re pregnant, or not. All with a simple color change…

There’s the ept test stick. It’s simple to do and easy to read. If the stick turns pink, you’re pregnant. If it stays white, you’re not. It’s that simple. Or, if you prefer, use ept plus. It’s an easy-to-use color-change test that takes place with a single chemical step.

1988 EPT plus pregnancy stick tests

DON’T MISS THIS: These vintage home pregnancy test kits used test tubes & had a two-hour wait

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