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Risk factors for congenital heart disease: The Baby Hearts Study, a population-based case-control study. Dolk H, McCullough, N, Callaghan S, Craig B, Given J, Loane M, Lagan B, Bunting B, Boyle B, Dabir T. PLOS ONE. February 24, 2020.


Use of prescribed contraception in Northern Ireland 2010-2016.  Given J, Gray A, Dolk H. The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care. 18 Feb 2020. 


Bayesian hierarchical methods in the detection of potentially teratogenic first-trimester medications. Cavadino A,  Prieto-Merino D and Morris JK.  Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2020. In press.




Methadone, Pierre Robin sequence and other congenital anomalies: case-control studyCleary B, Loane M, Addor M-C, Barisic I, de Walle H, Dias CM, Gatt M, Klungsoyr K, McDonnell B, Neville AJ, Pierini A, Rissmann A, Tucker D, Zurriaga O, Dolk H (2019).  Archives of Disease in Childhood - Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed.


Did advice on the prescription of sodium valproate reduce prescriptions to women? An observational study in three European countries between 2007 and 2016.  Charlton, R., et al. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety, 2019. 28(11): p. 1519-1528.


Prescription of antiepileptic medicines including valproate in pregnant women: A study in three European countries.  Hurault-Delarue, C., et al.  Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety, 2019. 28(11): p. 1510-1518.


Patterns of gabapentin and pregabalin use and misuse: Results of a population-based cohort study in France. Driot, D., et al.  Br J Clin Pharmacol, 2019. 85(6): p. 1260-1269.


Antidepressant prescriptions, discontinuation, depression and perinatal outcomes, including breastfeeding: A population cohort analysis. (2019) Jordan S, Davies GI, Thayer DS, Tucker D, Humphreys I. PLOS ONE 14(11): e0225133.