Pharmacoepidemiologic Evaluation of Birth Defects from Health-Related Postings in Social Media During Pregnancy.

Affiliation

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK. [Email]

Abstract

Adverse effects of medications taken during pregnancy are traditionally studied through post-marketing pregnancy registries, which have limitations. Social media data may be an alternative data source for pregnancy surveillance studies.