New Girl Season 2 Review “Eggs” – Panic at the Fertility Clinic

There’s always some new article or study that tries to scare thirty-something women into having children as soon as possible. This week, it was "Eggs," the latest episode of New Girl. When Jess and CeCe’s lesbian gynecologist friend announced her pregnancy, she terrified Jess with statistics about her likelihood of being a mother past thirty, prompting her to chart out her fertility and dragging CeCe along for the ride.

As it turned out, Jess, like most thirty-something women who are routinely scared by these studies, had nothing to worry about; her eggs were just fine. But CeCe, on the other hand…she needs to get the baby train in motion. Unfortunately, her current squeeze is daddy material without any of the desire to be a daddy. It just struck me, listening to Robby say he wanted children someday, that men are never the ones to realize when "someday" has arrived. CeCe was painfully aware of this, however, as she sat next to him in the zoo and felt her eggs drying up. Read More...


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