Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Booty Call????

Anyone else hear about this? Booty Call service by Baby.center? 

So last night we were watching the local news. They kept giving these teasers saying "Coming up..... the latest high tech method couples are using to help them get pregnant!! Stay tuned!!" We kept watching, waiting for that piece to come on. Finally, it did.

I couldn't believe what they were saying! Baby.center has a new service called "Booty Call" where they send you SMS messages during your "ovulation window" to "remind you to have sex"!!! And the woman they had profiled was "Trying for our 4th child, I have a part time job, there's ballet lessons, soccer practice, day care and so many things to do, that I'm so short of time!!" 

4th child??? Lady, shut up and get off my TV set!!!!! I mean, seriously! If you guys want to do a piece on "high tech methods couples are using to help them get pregnant", do a real life piece! Do a piece that involves real high tech methods! Send your reporters to our blogs, you'll find all your material yourself!! 

This is the silly crap they dish out to people, and that's what the normal public believes! The baby.center rep was talking about this service "We send you a text message once at the beginning of your ovulation window, once three days after that, and once right at the end of your ovulation window. Your husband gets the exact same text message. This way, you are both aware of the best time in your cycle to make you pregnant. We know that people have busy lives and don't have time to track their calendars."

How I wish our reason for not getting pregnant was just pure simple "Lack of time to have sex!!" Oh, I'm so busy running from ballet lessons to soccer practice to PTA meetings for my 3 children!!! Yeah, right!!!!

OK - rant over! :-) And by the way - I don't mean to sound rude to anyone who has children and is trying for a second, third or even fourth child. I mean, if you're "trying" and having trouble, I totally get you, and I fully support you. But if your "trouble" is that you have no time, then I'm a little peeved!

On another note - I'm over being angry about having to wait for FET. Yes, it will be 6 weeks longer, but what are we to do. I don't want to pressure CCRM into doing the biopsy earlier, or anything like that. I know they're doing what is best for us, and I know we'll be ok in the end. Thanks all of you for your support yesterday. DH was so cute - he cooked dinner for me, cleared up after dinner, took me out today, and basically helped me calm down. So I'm ok now :-)

6 comments:

April said...

glad you're feeling better. :)

i am so irritated at the "service". i mean, seriously? if you want to get pregnant you have to have sex. arg.

....wonder what it would be like to be too busy with other kids to have sex? hmmmmmm......

margelina said...

OMG, that's the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard of! Anyone who's actually "tried" to get pregnant should know that those O calendars rarely work exactly, first starters, but the whole idea is just dumb. If they don't have time for the sex, which, in reality could take mere minutes, how in the hell will they have time for a baby?! What a stupid idea!
Glad you are feeling better!! Your DH sound like the perfect man, if there is such a thing : )

Lisa said...

So happy that you are feeling better - I am sorry that you had to sit through that story.

Lorraine said...

I had to laugh at margelina's comment - so true, really! I guess the baby can just get lugged around to soccer games...

I know it's frustrating to wait even more than you thought you would have to - but if this really is the best way, six weeks won't be so bad. It will be so worth it if it works! I can't wait for you to post that BFP!

Clio said...

this is ridiculous! and just like margelina said, if you don't have time for sex, how do you expect to have time for a baby?!!!

Earl Gearl said...

I'm curious to know how they expect to find time for a fourth baby if they don't have time in between soccer and ballet to look at a calendar or pee on an OPK. Whatever.

So glad you are feeling better about your FET. Good luck in Denver!