Many thanks to Terry Tyler for this wonderful review:

http://terrytylerbookreviews.blogspot.co.uk/2016/07/silent-trauma-by-judith-barrow.html

 SILENT TRAUMA by Judith Barrow

 4.5 out of 5 stars

On Amazon.com HERE
On Amazon UK HERE
On Goodreads HERE

SILENT TRAUMA by Judith Barrow
 

4.5 out of 5 stars

On Amazon.com HERE
On Amazon UK HERE
On Goodreads HERE

‘The story is fictional, the drug was real’

Judith Barrow wrote this book to bring attention to the trauma sufferered by the victims of the drug Diethylstilboestrol (DES), given to women between the years 1949 and 1971.  It was prescribed to prevent miscarriage, but had a devastating effect on the daughters – and possibly the granddaughters – of the women who took it, meaning that they had miscarriages, too, cancers of the reproductive organs usually associated with older women, and other problems to do with that part of the body.  Unlike with Thalidomide there has been very little publicity…

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Source: Terry Tyler Book Reviews

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