Prevention of Postpartum Weight Retention in Low Income WIC Women
This study will examine the effects of an online behavioral intervention to promote weight loss in low income postpartum women in the WIC program.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Prevention of Postpartum Weight Retention in Low Income WIC Women|
- Weight [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Women randomized to the weight loss group will be assessed at study entry, 6 months, and 12 months. Weight is the primary outcome
- Psychosocial measures [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Behavioral and psychosocial variables will be measured at study entry, 6 and 12 months.
|Study Start Date:||July 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||July 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||July 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Active Comparator: Treatment Group
This group will be allowed access to an online weight loss program. The program is designed to help low income women lose weight through lifestyle intervention.
Behavioral: Online postpartum weight control
The intervention group will be given access to an online weight loss program supplemented by monthly group meetings.
Other Name: Internet-based treatment for weight loss
No Intervention: Standard WIC care
The control group will received Standard Care as provided through WIC.
This program is designed to reduce postpartum weight retention in low income women in the WIC program. The weight loss program will be delivered over the internet and will use behavioral weight loss techniques.
|Contact: Suzanne Phelan, PhDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Anna Brannen, B.Semail@example.com|
|United States, California|
|California Polytechnic State University||Recruiting|
|San Luis Obispo, California, United States, 93401|
|Contact: Anna Brannen, BS 805-756-5368 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Suzanne Phelan, PhD|
|United States, North Carolina|
|University of North Carolina||Recruiting|
|Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States|
|Contact: Deborah Tate, PhD email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Deborah Tate, PhD|
|Principal Investigator:||Suzanne Phelan, PhD.||California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo|