Blackpool mum wants truth over ‘forgotten Thalidomide’



Labelled as the “forgotten Thalidomide”, a drug once used in pregnancy testing is believed by many victims to have caused birth defects, stillbirths and miscarriages.
The Gazette talks to a Blackpool mum who believes the pregnancy testing drug Primodos was responsible for her son’s birth defects.
When Dorothy Kilbride went to the doctors because she thought she was pregnant, she didn’t question it when the GP handed her two tablets and told her to take them to confirm the pregnancy.
Dorothy, now 66, who lives on Preston New Road, Marton, , explains: “I was 19 at the time and the doctor just... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 29
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