In movies in which a woman faces an unplanned pregnancy, the character rushes to the drugstore and buys a cartload of pregnancy tests.
I was reminded of this because Knocked Up was on TV last night. So was Juno. It must have been unplanned pregnancy night on cable.
Anyway, let's discuss this for a moment.
A quick Google search will show you that an E.P.T. will cost $12.99. A First Response will cost as much as $15.99. A Clear Blue will cost you $8.99 at Target.
So let's just say 10 bucks. Let's say you're an idiot in a movie and you fill your basket with 20 tests so you can go home and pee on all of them all night long while you guzzle Sunny D or some other beverage straight from the jug.
Most pregnancy test kits are going to come with two sticks. That's enough.
Your boobs hurt? You're puking 10 times a day? You haven't had a period in more than a month? You've peed on a pregnancy test stick and it's positive? The second one came up positive, too?
You're pregnant. You don't need 20 tests to tell you that. Make a doctor's appointment, for God's sake.