DES & Pregnancy
DES: Exposure Risk and Consequences
If you were born before 1971 you could be at risk for having been exposed to DES. Find out from the Women's Health guide what you need to know during pregnancy.
Why is DES a risk factor for pregnancy loss?
DES was once thought to help prevent miscarriage, since we have found out that if your mother took DES when pregnant with you, it means that you could be at a greater risk for miscarriage.
The risks you face if your mother took DES (diethylstilbestrol) when pregnant with you.
DES: Questions & Answers
The National Cancer Institute has a generic section on DES and women, which includes information on fertility and pregnancy.
Questions & Answers
National Cancer Institute answers your questions about DES exposure and your medical history.
This is not pregnancy specific, however, it does have general information about DES and information about current findings and studies.