Infant Feeding Study.09-68
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
Characterize a population-based sample of first-time expectant mothers with regards to maternal metabolic health and their infant feeding experience.
Describe the Infant Feeding Attitudes
Intentions of a Sample of Expectant First-time Mothers
Estimate the Prevalence of Early Lactation Difficulties
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort|
|Official Title:||The Infant Feeding Experience of New Mothers - a Descriptive Pilot Study.|
- Early lactation difficulties [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]a)Estimate the prevalence of early lactation difficulties among the subset of this sample that initiates breastfeeding, b) examine the relationship between metabolic health and lactation difficulties
- Infant feeding attitudes [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]describe the prenatal infant feeding attitudes and intentions of a sample of expectant mothers from the same recruitment base as the future intervention trial
Biospecimen Retention: Samples Without DNA
|Study Start Date:||June 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The long range purpose of this pilot study is to inform the development of an NIH-funded randomized intervention trial designed to improve early breastfeeding outcomes for mothers planning to breastfeed. The purpose of the pilot study is to 1) described the prenatal infant feeding attitudes and intentions of population-based sample of expectant mothers from the same recruitment base as the future intervention trial, 2) characterize the metabolic health profiles of the sample and 3) estimate the prevalence of early lactation difficulties among the subset of this sample that initiates breastfeeding.