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Changing Chat: Diaper Tips to Improve Language Development

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dimitri Christakis, Seattle Children's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01594840
First received: May 7, 2012
Last updated: March 24, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
  Purpose

This randomized trial has two sets of diapers-- a normal one and one that has tips for how to talk to and engage your toddler. The investigators are hoping that the intervention improves language development.


Condition Intervention
Healthy Infants
Device: Changing chat

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Changing Chat: Diaper Tips to Improve Language Development

Further study details as provided by Seattle Children's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Language development as measured by the Mcarthur Bates CDI [ Time Frame: 6 months after ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: January 2012
Study Completion Date: July 2012
Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Changing chat
Diapers will have tips on them
Device: Changing chat
Diapers with tips
Active Comparator: Control
Normal diapers
Device: Changing chat
Diapers with tips

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Months to 18 Months
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

16-18 months of age developmentally normal English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

-

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01594840

Locations
United States, Washington
Odessa Brown
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98101
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seattle Children's Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dimitri Christakis, Director, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01594840     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Changing chat
Study First Received: May 7, 2012
Last Updated: March 24, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Seattle Children's Hospital:
language development
parental interaction

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 20, 2014