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Feeding Bottle Design, Milk Intake and Infant Growth

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 December 2006 by Institute of Child Health.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Institute of Child Health Identifier:
First received: May 11, 2006
Last updated: December 22, 2006
Last verified: December 2006
It is increasingly recognised that rapid growth in infancy may be associated with a greater risk of cardiovascular disease later in life. This trial will investigate whether the use of infant feeding bottles with different designs influences the milk intake and growth of infants. We will compare the growth of bottle-fed infants with that of a breast-fed reference group.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Infants Device: partial-vacuum milk bottle Device: anti-vacuum milk bottle

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Institute of Child Health:

Estimated Enrollment: 152
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 7 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy term infants birth weight >2.50kg, gestational age >37 weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00325208

Contact: Mary Fewtrell

United Kingdom
Hillingdon hospital Recruiting
London, United Kingdom
Contact: A Khakoo         
Northwick Park Hospital Recruiting
London, United Kingdom
Contact: R Nicholl         
The Institute of Child health Recruiting
London, United Kingdom
Contact: Mary Fewtrell   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute of Child Health
Principal Investigator: Mary Fewtrell Institute of Child Health
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00325208     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06NT01
Study First Received: May 11, 2006
Last Updated: December 22, 2006 processed this record on August 18, 2017