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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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2006 by Sheba Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Sheba Medical Center Identifier:
First received: April 30, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2006
History: No changes posted
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.

Preterm Infants

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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

Further study details as provided by Sheba Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: May 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2012
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.


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:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00320840

Contact: Jacob kuint, MD 972-3-5303030 ext 2227

Sheba medical center - Neonatal Department Not yet recruiting
Ramat -Gan, Israel, 52621
Contact: Jacob Kuint, MD    972-3-5302227   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sheba Medical Center
Study Director: Jacob Kuint, MD Sheba Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00320840     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHEBA-06-4131-JK-CTIL
Study First Received: April 30, 2006
Last Updated: April 30, 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 processed this record on May 24, 2017