I was told to take aspirin during pregnancy but my pharmacy refused me

I was told to take aspirin during pregnancy but my pharmacy refused me

My cheeks burned as I looked at the man. ‘I can’t buy aspirin?’ I asked, hardly understanding what I’d just been told. ‘Why not?’ ‘It’s for the safety of your baby,’ he said, pointing to my baby bump. What? Did they think I was going to overdose on the medication to purposefully hurt myself – or us both? I attempted to explain that I had been advised to take aspirin by my maternity team, but again, I was told about the potential harm I could cause myself and my baby. Humiliated, I could feel my eyes stinging with tears and so, instead of staying and arguing my point, I fled outside to where my partner was waiting for me. We went into the nearest Costa Coffee where I just broke …
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