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Internal and Familial Resources and Motherhood. Follow Up of Mothers With Twins and Preterm Infants Versus Mothers With Single Full Term Infants

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00320840
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2006 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 3, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 3, 2006
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To evaluate the contribution of internal and familial resources on the development of motherhood in a population of mothers having preterm twin infants and comparing this population to a population of mothers giving birth to single (or twins) full term infants.

Condition or disease
Twins Preterm Infants

Detailed Description:

150 mothers will participate in this study. The study is using 4 questionnaires at infants ages of 1 month, 1 year, 2 years and 4 years. The questionnaires are involving communication skills,grandparents support, stress feelings, psychological parameters, parity functioning, infant temperament, self assessment, maternal and infant medical background and twins and brotherhood evaluation.

a comparison will be done between mothers to preterm twins and mothers to single full term infants.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Contribution of Internal and Familial Resources to the Development of Motherhood. Long Term Follow Up of Mothers With Twins and Preterm Infants Versus Mothers With Single Full Term Infants
Study Start Date : May 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2012
Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 3 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • preterm infants
  • twins

Exclusion Criteria:

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00320840

Contact: Jacob kuint, MD 972-3-5303030 ext 2227 kuint-j@sheba.health.gov.il

Sheba medical center - Neonatal Department Not yet recruiting
Ramat -Gan, Israel, 52621
Contact: Jacob Kuint, MD    972-3-5302227    kuint-j@sheba.health.gov.il   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Study Director: Jacob Kuint, MD Sheba Medical Center
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00320840     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-4131-JK-CTIL
First Posted: May 3, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2006
Last Verified: April 2006

Keywords provided by Sheba Medical Center:
preterm infants
internal resources
familial resources

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Premature Birth
Obstetric Labor, Premature
Obstetric Labor Complications
Pregnancy Complications