Jessica Simpson Is Now Shilling for ClearBlue Pregnancy Tests

Joining the ranks of fellow reality TV stars Kendra Wilkinson and Melissa Rycroft, Jessica Simpson is ClearBlue's latest celebrity paid to promote pregnancy tests. » 5/19/14 3:45pm 5/19/14 3:45pm

ClearBlue Is Now Paying Celebs to Tweet Their Pregnancy Tests

Are you a woman who is thinking about becoming a parent? Are you marginally famous? Congratulations, because ClearBlue will pay you to tweet a picture of your positive pregnancy test declaring that you are with child to the world. » 10/31/13 5:40pm 10/31/13 5:40pm

You Can Buy Positive Pregnancy Tests on Craigslist

Will the wonders of the Internet never cease to amaze and disgust us? In this week's episode of Bizarre Shit You Buy on Craigslist, some industrious women are selling their positive pregnancy tests to other people online. » 8/30/13 10:50am 8/30/13 10:50am

Coming to a Bar Near You: Pregnancy Test Vending Machines

A bar in Mankato, Minn. called Pub 500 has installed a pregnancy test dispenser in the women's bathroom, and, a little surprisingly, only a few feathers have been ruffled so far. Most patrons that the New York Times' Motherlode blog spoke to think that, in the words of one local, installing pregnancy test vending… » 9/13/12 11:55pm 9/13/12 11:55pm

Women Posting Home Pregnancy Test Results Online Is New TMI Trend

Oversharing is, at this point, routine on the internet. It seemed that we'd seen it all before—because people had shown it all. But Slate has picked up on a new trend in TMI-ness they've dubbed "WombTube" in which women vlog the results of their home pregnancy tests, sharing their news with world wide web well before… » 3/14/11 5:15pm 3/14/11 5:15pm

Your Used Pregnancy Test Can Be A Valuable Keepsake

Understandably, parents are eager to memorialize pregnancy and the birth of their child (well, the nicer parts of them, anyway). Sometimes it's done informally by parents or relatives. And sometimes its done by the manufacturers of the test itself. » 8/06/10 1:48pm 8/06/10 1:48pm

Reality's New Frontier: Advertising-Driven Conception

Sales of pregnancy tests dipped in recent years, as more women postponed pregnancy in a down economy. Pregnancy test maker First Response is trying a new marketing tactic: Online reality shows hosted by And it doesn't look so bad! » 5/03/10 10:00am 5/03/10 10:00am

Pregnancy Tests In Schools Piss Off British Right-Wingers

A proposal to provide pregnancy tests at British schools generated this response: "Schools would be far better holding group discussions about the stupidity, the seriousness, and the damaging effects of immature teenage girls who indulge in early sex." [Telegraph] » 2/04/10 1:20pm 2/04/10 1:20pm