Promoting Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01117961|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 6, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 1, 2013
Study goal is to determine whether behavioral lifestyle intervention during pregnancy can reduce the number of women who exceed the Institute of Medicine recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy.
It is hypothesized that the intervention will reduce the number of women who exceed weight gain guidelines relative to standard care. The investigators also expect the intervention to reduce the proportion of women exceeding weight gain guidelines in both normal weight and overweight groups.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Weight Gain||Behavioral: Lifestyle||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||401 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Factorial Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Promoting Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy|
|Study Start Date :||March 2007|
|Primary Completion Date :||May 2012|
|Study Completion Date :||May 2012|
|No Intervention: control|
Lifestyle intervention delivered during pregnancy
Behavioral lifestyle intervention targeting diet and physical activity to reduce excessive gestational weight gain
- Percentage of women above the Institute of Medicine Guidelines for gestational weight gain [ Time Frame: 40 weeks ]Objective measures of weight collected by trained staff on calibrated scales at study entry and after delivery to classify women as above or below the Institute of Medicine Guidelines for gestational weight gain
- Behavioral measures [ Time Frame: 40 weeks ]The Block Food Frequency questionnaire and Paffenbarger physical activity questionnaire will be used to assess diet and exercise behavior.