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27th Apr '16 11:52:26 AM Tron80
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* Played both straight and averted in ''Fanfic/TheSecondTry''. [[spoiler:Asuka]] didn't want to have a baby, even to the point where she was ''starving herself'' in a misguided attempt to induce a miscarriage (which, [[spoiler:Shinji]] later noted, put her in more danger than the baby). However, once she sees the first ultrasound that changes. The aversion comes with [[spoiler:Aki]] being born alive and healthy.
** [[MySecretPregnancy She had also tried to keep her pregnancy a secret from her husband.]] He only found out by chance when he was picking up their trash after a rat had ripped open a bag and discovered the positive test. Needless to say, he was not happy.
** [[ButWeUsedACondom They're not really sure how it happened, as she had been on the pill when she got pregnant.]] [[spoiler:Asuka]] claims that the drugs were expired while [[spoiler:Shinji]] suspects that she forgot to be constant in taking it. Of course, it's also possible they fell into that small percentile where it doesn't work, something he [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] with a weary "we've beaten worse odds before".
12th Apr '16 5:59:43 PM kazokuhouou
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* Averted with extreme prejudice in ''Blog/AskSeriousRainbow'': Serious is thrilled to find out she's infertile as she never wanted her own children (she's adopted Scootaloo, anyway), and that means she no longer has to take the anti-pregnancy elixir. That doesn't apply when she bends her gender, though, so Applejack still has to take it. She also [[BreakingTheFourthWallcriticizes the use of this trope]] to inject drama, claiming anyone who does so "can't write for shit" and finds it galling that she has to clarify that she's not mocking the trope.

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* Averted with extreme prejudice in ''Blog/AskSeriousRainbow'': Serious is thrilled to find out she's infertile as she never wanted her own children (she's adopted Scootaloo, anyway), and that means she no longer has to take the anti-pregnancy elixir. That doesn't apply when she bends her gender, though, so Applejack still has to take it. She also [[BreakingTheFourthWallcriticizes [[BreakingTheFourthWall criticizes the use of this trope]] to inject drama, claiming anyone who does so "can't write for shit" and finds it galling that she has to clarify that she's not mocking the trope.
12th Apr '16 5:35:26 PM kazokuhouou
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* Averted with extreme prejudice in ''Blog/AskSeriousRainbow'': Serious is thrilled to find out she's infertile as she never wanted her own children (she's adopted Scootaloo, anyway), and that means she no longer has to take the anti-pregnancy elixir. That doesn't apply when she bends her gender, though, so Applejack still has to take it.

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* Averted with extreme prejudice in ''Blog/AskSeriousRainbow'': Serious is thrilled to find out she's infertile as she never wanted her own children (she's adopted Scootaloo, anyway), and that means she no longer has to take the anti-pregnancy elixir. That doesn't apply when she bends her gender, though, so Applejack still has to take it. She also [[BreakingTheFourthWallcriticizes the use of this trope]] to inject drama, claiming anyone who does so "can't write for shit" and finds it galling that she has to clarify that she's not mocking the trope.
12th Apr '16 5:32:39 PM kazokuhouou
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* Averted with extreme prejudice in ''Blog/AskSeriousRainbow'': Serious is thrilled to find out she's infertile as she never wanted her own children (she's adopted Scootaloo, anyway), and that means she no longer has to take the anti-pregnancy elixir. That doesn't apply when she bends her gender, though, so Applejack still has to take it.
3rd Apr '16 11:40:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* In a CollegeHumor animation that parodies those [[TheTalk health class films shown to children about puberty]], that discusses the pitfalls of aging, the trope is lampshaded. "A 15-year-old girl making a mistake on prom night has a better chance of getting pregnant than a 40-year-old woman actively trying to conceive with her husband." In the animation itself, a teenage girl goes into a bathroom with her boyfriend while an adult woman gets in bed with her husband...followed by the girl suddenly developing an ObviousPregnancy right away, and the adult woman crying at a doctor's office as yet another pregnancy test comes back negative.

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* In a CollegeHumor Website/CollegeHumor animation that parodies those [[TheTalk health class films shown to children about puberty]], that discusses the pitfalls of aging, the trope is lampshaded. "A 15-year-old girl making a mistake on prom night has a better chance of getting pregnant than a 40-year-old woman actively trying to conceive with her husband." In the animation itself, a teenage girl goes into a bathroom with her boyfriend while an adult woman gets in bed with her husband...followed by the girl suddenly developing an ObviousPregnancy right away, and the adult woman crying at a doctor's office as yet another pregnancy test comes back negative.
2nd Apr '16 11:16:24 AM nombretomado
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* May Wright, one of ''EastEnders''' most popular villains, was a perfectly nice doctor who miscarried her child and was rendered infertile as a result. Not even repeated fertility treatments could work. This woman was as barren as a brick wall. This tipped her off the DespairEventHorizon and becoming an AxeCrazy ManipulativeBitch who conspired to steal her husband's lovers baby in order to replace her own. After kidnapping Dawn and trying to force a Cesarean on her, chasing after her while she escaped screaming "[[LargeHam I WANT MY BABY]]!", trying to steal the baby from the hospital after Dawn gave birth, getting arrested, being released, trying to steal the baby again, breaking Dawn's ankle and chopping down a door with a crowbar, [[Film/TheShining Jack Nicholson]]-style, she realised that she wasn't getting her hands on this baby. She just gave up and [[DrivenToSuicide committed suicide]]. The actress who played her must have been [[ChewingTheScenery picking scenery out of her teeth]] for months.

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* May Wright, one of ''EastEnders''' ''Series/EastEnders''' most popular villains, was a perfectly nice doctor who miscarried her child and was rendered infertile as a result. Not even repeated fertility treatments could work. This woman was as barren as a brick wall. This tipped her off the DespairEventHorizon and becoming an AxeCrazy ManipulativeBitch who conspired to steal her husband's lovers baby in order to replace her own. After kidnapping Dawn and trying to force a Cesarean on her, chasing after her while she escaped screaming "[[LargeHam I WANT MY BABY]]!", trying to steal the baby from the hospital after Dawn gave birth, getting arrested, being released, trying to steal the baby again, breaking Dawn's ankle and chopping down a door with a crowbar, [[Film/TheShining Jack Nicholson]]-style, she realised that she wasn't getting her hands on this baby. She just gave up and [[DrivenToSuicide committed suicide]]. The actress who played her must have been [[ChewingTheScenery picking scenery out of her teeth]] for months.
31st Mar '16 4:40:33 PM eroock
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** Actually a downplayed version with all the couples: the couples who really wanted to have children are having the most troubles to conceive, while the couples who weren't planning to have children all got pregnant. However, they still are happy with their offspring. A woman who accidently got pregnant was actually [[spoiler:heartbroken when she lost her child due to miscarriage]].

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** Actually a downplayed version with all the couples: the couples who really wanted to have children are having the most troubles to conceive, while the couples who weren't planning to have children all got pregnant. However, they still are happy with their offspring. A woman who accidently accidentally got pregnant was actually [[spoiler:heartbroken when she lost her child due to miscarriage]].miscarriage]].
* In ''Film/JohnnyBelinda'', Belinda gets pregnant after her first time having course, which is a rape.
12th Mar '16 2:51:28 PM GrammarNavi
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* Aunt Sissy in ''ATreeGrowsInBrooklyn'' wants a child more than anything, but all her pregnancies result in stillbirth. She finally fakes a pregnancy and adopts the child of an unwed Italian girl, and about a year later becomes pregnant and has a healthy baby boy.

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* Aunt Sissy in ''ATreeGrowsInBrooklyn'' ''Literature/ATreeGrowsInBrooklyn'' wants a child more than anything, but all her pregnancies result in stillbirth. She finally fakes a pregnancy and adopts the child of an unwed Italian girl, and about a year later becomes pregnant and has a healthy baby boy.
9th Mar '16 8:24:45 PM GrammarNavi
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* Carrie and Doug's difficulties in having a baby were used occasionally on ''TheKingOfQueens''. One two-part episode had Carrie get pregnant, only to [[ConvenientMiscarriage suffer a miscarriage.]] In the GrandFinale they end up adopting, only to find out that they are having one of their own as well.

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* Carrie and Doug's difficulties in having a baby were used occasionally on ''TheKingOfQueens''.''Series/TheKingOfQueens''. One two-part episode had Carrie get pregnant, only to [[ConvenientMiscarriage suffer a miscarriage.]] In the GrandFinale they end up adopting, only to find out that they are having one of their own as well.
22nd Feb '16 11:29:29 AM MsChibi
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* In a CollegeHumor animation that parodies those [[TheTalk health class films shown to children about puberty]], that discusses the pitfalls of aging, the trope is lampshaded. "A 15-year-old girl making a mistake on prom night has a better chance of getting pregnant than a 40-year-old woman actively trying to conceive with her husband." In the animation itself, a teenage girl goes into a bathroom with her boyfriend while an adult woman gets in bed with her husband...followed by the girl suddenly developing an ObviousPregnancy right away, and the adult woman crying at a doctor's office as yet another pregnancy test comes back negative.
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