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Risk Factors of Breastfeeding Study

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00195962
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 18, 2008
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Information provided by:
Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City
  Purpose
The goal of this study is to identify infants who are at risk for developing problems related to being breast-fed.

Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Identification of Risk Factors Among Breast-Fed Infants

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Further study details as provided by Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City:

Estimated Enrollment: 1500
Study Start Date: June 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The goal of this study is to identify infants who are at risk for developing problems related to being breast-fed. A previous study identified items that place an infant at a high risk for developing complications related to being breast-fed. The present study will use the same survey and collect data from more participants. These additional participants are necessary to provide statistical analysis for the survey. The survey being developed will assist health care professionals to identify those infants at risk for developing health problems related to being breast-fed and provide care that will minimize the chances of developing complications.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
  • Mothers of healthy infants that are breastfeeding
  • At least 24 hours post delivery
  • Mother and baby will be dismissed from the hospital together.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mothers of healthy infants that are breastfeeding
  • At least 24 hours post delivery
  • Mother and baby will be dismissed from the hospital together.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mothers of newborns that are not breastfeeding
  • Mothers of newborns that are ill and/or will not be dismissed from the hospital at the same time as the mother
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00195962


Locations
United States, Missouri
Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64108
Truman Medical Center - Hospital Hill
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64108
Truman Medical Center - Lakewood
Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States, 64139
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Anne Mercer, RN Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Susan Teasley, RN, CCRC, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00195962     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 040107
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 18, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City:
Breastfeeding
Post-partum mothers of healthy breast-fed newborns