Posts tagged "pregnancy tests"

Coming To A Bar Bathroom Near You: Pregnancy Tests!

Alaska has the highest rate of fetal alcohol syndrome in the United States, so apparently, the obvious solution to lawmakers is to put free pregnancy tests in the restrooms of local bars so women can make sure there’s no bun in the oven before they order a beer.
I don’t know about you,

Claire Hannum / June 16, 2014

Hey, You! Pee On A Stick Before You Drink That Beer!

A Republican (obviously) politician in Alaska wants the state to pay for pregnancy tests in restaurants and bars so women can find out if they are pregnant before drinking. You will be shocked, shocked to know State Senator Pete Kelly opposes abortion and doesn’t want to increase access to contraception because it’s only for…

Jessica Wakeman / March 27, 2014

A Brief History Of The Pregnancy Test

I was commenting on how packaged pregnancy tests resemble fruit roll ups when my mother told me scientists once injected bunnies with a woman’s urine to determine whether or not she was pregnant.
“A rabbit?” I was a little stunned by the idea of poor, floppy-eared, innocent rabbits getting shot up with pee. “Oh yeah!” My…

Susan Finch / August 6, 2012

Is Posting YouTube Vids Of Your Pregnancy Test Sweet Or Creepy?

Taking a pregnancy test isn’t glamorous. There’s the peeing part, of course, then the waiting, then the rush of emotions that comes when the pink or blue line—or plus or minus sign or whatever—pops into view. One would think women would want this to remain a private moment, like most things that take place…

Switzerland To Sell Pregnancy Tests In Vending Machines

In Switzerland, vending machines are about to get a makeover. In addition to being able to pick up snacks, sodas, and condoms, soon women will be able to stick their quarters in the slot and purchase a pregnancy test.

Ami Angelowicz / August 19, 2010

Pregnant In Public: Where Did You Pee On A Stick?

When Sally was seven weeks pregnant, her doctor said he was 99% sure she’d had a miscarriage. But she didn’t want to believe him. So in the restroom of a restaurant in San Francisco, she peed on a stick (or seven) and against all her expectations, got two blue lines.

Meanwhile, my friend Cat…

Diane Shipley / August 27, 2008

Britney Spears: “All That She Wants” Is Another Baby

She leads a lonely life, but Britney Spears is still the Ace of Base. A new track just popped up on Youtube.com that has the baby pop-er sampling the classic nineties hit “All That She Wants.” The chorus lyrics (“All that she wants is another baby, she’s gone tomorrow boy”) explain Britney’s viciou…

Simcha / January 24, 2008