She said that I would have to wait an hour to see the pharmacist
I got the morning after pill with my boyfriend after I got caught up in the moment on a Friday night.
What was really disappointing is that the lady at the counter pointed for me to go over and wait next to some seats and said that I would have to wait an hour for the pharmacist.
All of this was a whisper whilst I was perfectly happy talking at a normal volume when asking for it because I’m 27 and been with my boyfriend for 10 years. The stigma of women being responsible and trying to prevent a pregnancy is ridiculous! It’s 2019 why are we still being judged!
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ellaOne® 30mg film-coated tablet contains ulipristal acetate and is indicated for emergency contraception within 120 hours (5 days) of unprotected sex or contraceptive failure. Always read the label.