The film "Baby Boom" is a cheat ("Satire That Lowers the 'Baby Boom,' " by Kevin Thomas, Oct. 7).
The title and the entire ad campaign suggest that this is a film about how a baby affects the life of a working mother.
Not this mother. Halfway through the film, the baby becomes completely unimportant.
The script is concerned with the woman's job, her home, her love life, her wealth, her status, her self! Who's got time for a baby, when she's so busy looking after No. 1?
The film is a fantasy about a woman who gets to have it all, including the moral satisfaction of thinking she turned down a chance to have it all. Don't we all wish we could make such noble sacrifices?