O.K. so I love the series Private Practice. I love that the writing is smart and the acting is good. And I like that one of the doctors is a fertility specialist.
That being said.....I hated the season premier. I hated the storyline about a couple who used PGD to select a genetic match for their sickly 7 year old son. The baby is 6 months in utero and healthy. But because the son is feared to die soon, the parents want the unborn baby delivered so they could used the cord blood to save the son. When the main character decides that she will not deliver the baby early in order to give her a chance at life, the mother breaks her own water with a knitting needle.
It just broke my heart. I mean, I know it is just TV and they have to make it dramatic. But this just hit a wrong nerve with me. Especially in light of this retarded article. I don't want people thinking that reproductive technology is used for people who want "designer babies" or selfish career women who waited too long. Or people who want to create a child just to use their cord blood. Uh.