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Fetal Programming of Obesity

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01131117
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : May 26, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 7, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute

Brief Summary:
The overall goal of this project is to understand how a mother's health at conception may influence her child's growth and development.

Condition or disease
Healthy Pregnancy

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 320 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Actual Study Start Date : April 2010
Primary Completion Date : September 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2018

Pregnant women

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Child body composition [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Child growth and development [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  2. Child metabolism [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  3. Child dietary intake [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  4. Placenta gene expression [ Time Frame: 9 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood, urine, stool, placenta, cord blood and umbilical cord may be collected from study participants.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy women

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy
  • 21 years of age or older
  • second pregnancy, singleton
  • conceived without fertility treatments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Preexisting medical conditions
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Medical complications during pregnancy
  • Medications during pregnancy known to influence fetal growth
  • Smoking, alcohol drinking
  • Excessive physical activity level which could affect the outcome of interest.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01131117

United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01131117     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 110889
First Posted: May 26, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 7, 2018
Last Verified: February 2018

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute: