Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 9th, 1997
Instead, she got a deadlock - with her pharmacist.
When her doctor asked the druggist to supply K. with Ovral birth control pills - take two pills immediately, then two more within 12 hours - the pharmacy manager refused.
"I kind of understood immediately," the doctor recalled. At that dosage, Ovral was a morning-after pill, meant to prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus, and the pharmacist disapproved.
But her doctor knew that though K. deeply wanted another child, pregnancy made her deathly...
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