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Randomized Controlled Trial of Dietary Advice in Primary Care to Promote Healthy Feeding of Infants

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Funding was canceled and no resources are available.)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00635518
First Posted: March 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2011
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Information provided by:
Federal University of Health Science of Porto Alegre
  Purpose
A cluster randomized field trial to evaluate the impact that training healthcare workers in healthy feeding practices has on the nutrition and health of children.

Condition Intervention
Breast Feeding Behavioral: Ten Steps for Healthy Feeding children programme

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial of Dietary Advice in Primary Care to Promote Healthy Feeding of Infants

Further study details as provided by Federal University of Health Science of Porto Alegre:

Estimated Enrollment: 329
Study Start Date: March 2008
Arms Assigned Interventions
I, Intervention Behavioral: Ten Steps for Healthy Feeding children programme
Ten Steps for Healthy Feeding children
Other Name: Infant Nutrition Programme

Detailed Description:

A cluster randomized controlled trial. Twenty health care service sites were randomly assigned to the intervention or control groups. Health care workers of the intervention health care service sites received training based on the programme "Ten steps for healthy feeding for children from birth to two years old".

Pregnant women, in their third term, were enrolled in the study. At 6 and 12 months of age, the mothers were interviewed at home using a semi-structured questionnaire with pre-coded close- and open-ended questions and the children were evaluated.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- All pregnant women in the last quarter of the gestation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • HIV-positive mothers
  • congenital malformation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00635518


Sponsors and Collaborators
Federal University of Health Science of Porto Alegre
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Márcia R Vitolo, postdoctoral Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre
  More Information

Responsible Party: Márcia Regina Vitolo, Federal University of Health Science of Porto Alegre
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00635518     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: vitolo1
First Submitted: March 5, 2008
First Posted: March 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011

Keywords provided by Federal University of Health Science of Porto Alegre:
Health Plan Implementation
Feeding and Eating Disorders of Childhood
Breast Feeding
Overweight
Child
Infant Nutrition Physiology
Public Health