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January 26, 2007

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Yellowgirl

This is just like one of the two miserable episodes of Inconceivable, minus the arm-flaying estrogen supplementing part.... but the chick didn't want kids (she'd been fat in her youth and was worried about a fat kid) and testing showed she was taking bcp... the ever-helpful staff at the RE's put a video of her "fat years" in the spank tank for her husband to find (knowing, I guess, he was a video man) and he came out (sans spank), they hugged and cried, and went home to "make babies". Sigh. What a crappy show. Sounds like this one was right up there as well.

Yellowgirl (yellowgirlnc@yahoo.com); lurker who shares the same due date I believe (July 25th?) after years of IF treatments....

Aurelia

Yeah, when I originally saw this I was ticked because the fertility treatments seemed inaccurately portrayed...I mean give me a break, BCP negating fertility stims...but what really annoyed me was the idea that R!talin brings on seizures, plus House calling it coca!ne. Utter crap...real ADHD sufferers like me end up getting questioned and treated like our disease is imaginary. Not helpful at all.

Eva

I remember being annoyed at that episode, too. That sort of thing always makes me think: how wrong must the science be on all the shows that are about medical issues I DON'T know anything about.

Dawn

House hates infertile stuff. Remember the kid conceived through IVF and who had a twin he reabsorbed that was making him think he was being kidnapped by aliens?

Mel

I keep meaning to watch House, but this...er...doesn't give it glowing reviews. I'm always disappointed when fertility treatments et al are portrayed on television. Those Friends episodes? Grey's Anatomy?

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