Can my employer not allow me time off to get pre-natal care?

I am 18 weeks pregnant. I informed my employer at 12 weeks and what my expected due date was. I have taken off the exact same amount of time for one previous appointment. For this appointment I sent in a request to my home office 6 days in advance with appointment information. I received a call from my supervisor stating I couldn’t take off just to go get vitamins. Can they legally keep me from getting prenatal care?

Asked on March 1, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Oklahoma

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