DES Diethylstilbestrol reviews

Your reviews matter to us – Thank you to all those who took the time to share their feedback about “Journal of a DES Daughter”.

A friend recently asked me a question that I often asked myself before my husband and I started on our “DES activism” journey: is it worth the time, efforts and dedication? The answer is simple: YES! Why? Just read these reviews / testimonials by people affected by the DES drug tragedy in one way or another. We are so grateful to all those who took the time to write a review about our website and we are thrilled that people find my “Journal of a DES Daughter” informative and useful. Your kind words of support keep us motivated. But before you start reading you may wonder what Alexa is…

Selection of Reviews left by DES-exposed individuals

DES – what we should know

I am mostly moved by the reality that there are people unaware of their exposure and the potential adverse health effects of diethylstilbestrol. Many don’t make the link between DES exposure and the health problems they are facing and sometimes even doctors don’t make that link either. Wouldn’t you want to know?
by Nate – Aug 07, 2012

My Mom took DES, what did it do to my Sister?

I try to visit from time to time because my Mom took DES to not lose my sister when she was pregnant. I didn’t even know it until my sister told me. I was only 7 when Mom was pregnant and as a child you just want your Mom to be okay and the baby to be alright. My sister has had many health issues, her lupus may be related to this, no one really knows, but she has it in remission right now. I am angry that the patients were given a drug that could cause so many problems for the children and their children. I learn more from this site each time I stop by. Keeping up with the latest research and the lawsuits is unbelievable hard, but this site does it so well and in easy to understand language. What we don’t know is if my Mom took DES with all of us? Each of us has health issues that are very unusual, and it makes me wonder because she did have two miscarriages before she had us. She passed from Dementia, so we will never know.
by Michelle – Jul 28, 2012

Wonderful informative Site

The site is very informative on the issue of a drug being administered to pregnant mothers which causes all sorts of problems. When I found out it was put in milk and being a Londoner I was forced to drink the milk as part of the school program, I am disgusted. This issue needs so much attention and unfortunately it receives so little.
by Barry – Jul 25, 2012

Did your Mother take DES? It could be causing you Problems now

and one way to find out is to check out this site. I had not known that my mother took DES when she was pregnant. She decided to discontinue it and had very limited exposure. Nevertheless, my jaw dropped when I read the list of things that are common to DES daughters, since I had experienced four or five of them. Great information!
by Susan – Oct 15, 2011

The Heartbreak of DES

As someone who has first hand experience with the side effects of DES, I found this blog to be a wealth of information about the drug and its use. The fact is has such lingering effects we may not even know about yet, is disturbing at best. The blog’s writer effectively combines medical research and data with her own personal journey as a DES daughter and mother, who is concerned about the yet unknown effects this drug may have on her own precious daughters and their children. The travesty against woman and men of mothers who were given this drug, as well as their future children, is something the writer communicates with passion and compassion.
by Paula – Sep 03, 2011

When I started writing my “Journal of a DES Daughter” a year and half ago I never thought I would be able to reach out to so many people – not only to victims of the DES drug scandal interested in DES health issues but also to people who had never heard about what is often referred to as the “Silent Thalidomide“. Thank you for your continued support. Your reviews mean a lot to us.

8 Replies to “DES Diethylstilbestrol reviews”

  1. Always good to hear that the word continues to spread about DES. I had never heard anything about it until crossing your path. Thanks you for all you do.
    AbundantLifeSuccessAcademy

  2. Always feels great when you can see the positive results from your efforts. Awesome job!

  3. It is commendable how you continue to share this important message with the world. Thank you for your time and hard work in providing this critical information to everyone.
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  4. I think that these reviews by people who have been affected by the DES tragedy are so much more effective and touching because they bring their personal experiences into the reviews, while the rest of us can only talk about what we learned from you!
    I want to thank you again for your tireless advocacy to bring this ongoing problem to as many people as possible, as I think in the end it will take large numbers of concerned individuals to force the political will to achieve a just resolution!
    Charles Slang

  5. Thank you for all your comments and reviews. @Michelle: Many DES daughters and sons think that they wouldn’t be there if their mum had not taken DES during pregnancy but it is a misconception that Diethylstilbestrol (heavily marketed as a wonder drug) prevented miscarriage. Back in 1953, the Dieckmann study at the University of Chicago concluded that DES “has no beneficial effect whatsoever on the prevention of miscarriage”.

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