Early Breastfeeding Cessation - is It Possible to Prevent?

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Lundbeck Foundation
Sygekassernes Helsefond
Ringkjobing Amt
Ribe Amt
Information provided by:
University of Aarhus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00145834
First received: September 1, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted

September 1, 2005
September 1, 2005
February 2004
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Breastfeeding duration
Same as current
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Satisfaction with the breastfeeding period
Same as current
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Early Breastfeeding Cessation - is It Possible to Prevent?
A Randomised Community Based Experimental Trial in the Health Visitor's Practice Field

The purpose of this study is to investigate if a postnatal public health breastfeeding intervention relying on the importance of the psychosocial factors can prolong the period with exclusive breastfeeding duration among mothers who want to breastfeed.

Breastfeeding is a complex learned behaviour and not a capability which comes naturally with motherhood. Different types of professional recommendations have been used to support the new mother in this process.

Randomised studies have shown that postnatal support can influence the breastfeeding duration positively. Various studies has offered different kinds of interventions with home visits and/or telephone calls as the generally used approach, but the proper follow-up on the breastfeeding support in the postnatal period after the mother leaves the hospital is not yet clear.

Interventional
Phase 1
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Breastfeeding
  • Practice
  • Maternal Behaviour
  • Self-Efficacy
Behavioral: community based trial
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
1456
April 2005
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Danish mother, single child, gestational age of not less than 37 full weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mothers with an ethic background other than Danish, preterm delivery,twin birth
Both
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Denmark
 
NCT00145834
SUN-2002-653
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University of Aarhus
  • Lundbeck Foundation
  • Sygekassernes Helsefond
  • Ringkjobing Amt
  • Ribe Amt
Study Director: Ingegerd Harder, Ph.D. Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus
University of Aarhus
September 2005

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