Orofacial Difficulties in Rooming-in (AMAC)

This study has been completed.
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Fortaleza University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: January 19, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2009
History: No changes posted

The purpose of this study is to identify the orofacial difficulties during the maternal breastfeeding in rooming-in.

Orofacial Difficulties in Newborns
Maternal Breastfeeding in Newborns
Newborns in Rooming-in

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Orofacial Difficulties During the Maternal Breastfeeding in Rooming-in

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Further study details as provided by Fortaleza University:

Enrollment: 29
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Cross-sectional and quantitative study with sample consisted of 28 dyad present in rooming-in of the Assis Chateaubriand School Motherhood during August and December of 2009.


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 1 Month
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Cross-sectional study of 29 dyads in rooming-in. The data collection consisted in the detection of the main orofacial difficulties during the maternal breastfeeding in rooming-in.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • mothers of the newborns participating in the study, regardless of the gender, ethnic and/or age.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • newborns who presented oropharyngelarynx structural abnormality, impossibility to feed by mouth and/or exposed in bilispot.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01051843     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AMAC
Study First Received: January 19, 2010
Last Updated: January 19, 2010
Health Authority: Brazil: Ethics Committee
Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Fortaleza University:
Maternal Breastfeeding
Orofacial Difficulties
Speech and Language Therapy

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