Chapter 534: I’m Not Going to Let Du Ruo Take My Pulse
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Old Mr. Wen looked at Wen Xinya with satisfaction written all over his face. Thoroughly impressed by her, Old Mr. Wen said, “Xinya, you’ve done a good job this time. You’ve taken all the factors into consideration.”
Ning Shuqian felt as if her heart was being placed inside a deep-fryer. It was as if she could hear the sizzling sounds of her heart being deep-fried. She clenched her fists tightly, her face turning as pale as a sheet.
Wen Xinya, that shameless bitch.
Xia Ruya was flabbergasted upon sight of how satisfied Old Mr. Wen was with Wen Xinya. She had managed to gain Old Mr. Wen’s approval with just a mere few words. She had also managed to retaliate against her and Ning Shuqian.
In Old Mr. Wen’s eyes, Wen Xinya was merely being concerned about the Wen Family’s bloodline.
Old Mr. Wen shot a glance at Ning Shuqian and said sternly, “I think Xinya has made a great suggestion. Your pregnancy is unstable and you’re in poor health too. If Miss Du can take your pulse, you’ll definitely be able to deliver safely. Why won’t you agree to it?”
He had never had a day of peace ever since Ning Shuqian’s pregnancy was revealed.
Ning Shuqian had managed to conceive after undergoing several fertility treatments. Besides, she had gotten pregnant at an older age and had almost suffered a miscarriage. Although the fetus was rather stable, the doctor said that her condition was serious and he had been paying close attention to her pregnancy. Hence, Old Mrs. Wen had relentlessly sacked Mother Zhou after she made a careless mistake and caused Ning Shuqian to have a stomachache. Although he had chided Old Mrs. Wen, he did not stop her from sacking Mother Zhou. He took Ning Shuqian’s child very seriously.
He also knew that Wen Xinya had been learning about Traditional Chinese Medicine from Old Mr. Du and hence, was rather close to the Du family. He had initially also thought of letting Wen Xinya request for Old Mr. Du to take Ning Shuqian’s pulse and prescribe a recipe for her. However, he had been refraining from mentioning it because he was unsure of what Wen Xinya felt about the pregnancy.
To his surprise, Wen Xinya took the initiative and suggested that Du Ruo take Ning Shuqian’s pulse. He definitely wouldn’t let such a great opportunity slip.
“I… I…” Ning Shuqian panted heavily, at a loss for words.
Old Mr. Wen had become extremely stern after years and years of experience in the business world. Ning Shuqian’s mind turned blank and she almost instinctively held her breath. She clenched her fists tightly, not daring to look him in the eye.
Upon sight of how terrified and cowardly she seemed, Old Mr. Wen frowned and said in a mellower tone, “Miss Du is Master Du’s granddaughter and she’s known to have inherited plenty of his skills and knowledge he imparted to her. She has even launched a Traditional Chinese Medicine skin care product company called Lanxin Cosmetics which has been widely received in the nation. Even foreigners have given great feedback about their products. It’s a great honor that Xinya can invite Miss Du to take your pulse. This is a highly coveted chance that many are dying to get their hands on.”
Ning Shuqian’s mind was sent into a state of frenzy and she grabbed Wen Haowen’s hand tightly while glancing at him pitifully.
Seeing that she had turned pale, Wen Haowen gently patted her hand and said comfortingly, “I think Father makes sense. Didn’t the doctor say during the prenatal checkup that you ought to nourish your body well so as to let the child be healthy? I’ve heard about the reputable Miss Du too. If she can take your pulse and help nourish your body, I’d feel at ease.”
Although he had his guard up against Wen Xinya, he was not at all afraid that Wen Xinya would get up to any tricks now that Old Mr. Wen had intervened as well.
Seeing that both her husband and son had agreed, Old Mrs. Wen felt that she had no reason to object. She explained, “When Yunyao was pregnant, she showed several signs of miscarriage because of her blood deficiency. The doctor said that she wouldn’t be able to deliver safely. However, she managed to do so with the amazing help of Old Mr. Du. If it weren’t…” Realizing that she had said something wrong, Old Mrs. Wen quickly changed the subject. “Your Father has also said that Miss Du has inherited all of Old Mr. Du’s skills. With her help, you’ll definitely give birth safely.”
If Mo Yunyao had not found out about Wen Haowen and Ning Shuqian back then… she wouldn’t have died during the premature labor…
After hearing their words, Xia Ruya stared at Ning Shuqian whose expressions changed continuously and clenched her stiffened fists, causing her fingernails to sink deep into her flesh. If Ning Shuqian were to still object to having her pulse taken by Du Ruo, the sharp and intelligent Old Mr. Wen would definitely start raising his suspicions against Ning Shuqian.
It was the purpose of Wen Xinya’s plan.
Ning Shuqian suddenly leaped up from the couch and screeched loudly. “No… I don’t want to. Wen Xinya previously tried to harm me and almost caused me to have a miscarriage. She’s wishing that I’ll lose my child. How could she be so kind as to get Du Ruo to take my pulse? She’s obviously just trying to harm me. I can’t let her get what she wants…” Ning Shuqian then glowered at Wen Xinya and barked. “Wen Xinya, I’m telling you now, I won’t give you the chance to harm me. Forget about trying to deal with my child.”
At this point, the only thing she could do was to stop Wen Xinya from getting Du Ruo to take her pulse.
Ning Shuqian’s long tresses were draped messily across her chest, making her appear rather deranged and agitated. She looked extremely horrifying and seemed to be mentally unsound, especially with her yelling.
Everyone in the family was shocked, including Wen Haowen.
Xia Ruya quickly recovered from the shock and hurriedly tried to placate her feelings. “Aunt Ning, don’t get too worked up. The doctor said that you’re not supposed to get agitated, otherwise you might harm your child.”
Xia Ruya’s words made everyone panic, especially Old Mrs. Wen and Wen Haowen.
Wen Haowen hurriedly helped her onto the couch and said gently, “Shuqian, don’t get too agitated. Forget it if you don’t want to let Miss Du take your pulse. Your health and the baby are the most important.”
Shuqian has probably become traumatized after the close shave with a miscarriage, so much that she’s agitated by Wen Xinya’s suggestion to have Miss Du take her pulse.
Old Mrs. Wen chimed in. “Haowen is right. We’re just making a suggestion. Forget it if you don’t agree to it.”
Xia Ruya and the rest managed to calm Ning Shuqian down, though she still could not quite get a grip on her emotions. She glowered at Wen Xinya menacingly.