Responsive Parenting Program for Infants in Rural Bangladesh
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01466933|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 18, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Child Development||Behavioral: Responsive parenting Behavioral: Child Development||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||474 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Parent Support/Counselling Program With a Focus on Responsive Stimulation for Infants and Young Children in Rural Bangladesh|
|Study Start Date :||January 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2012|
Community trained peer educator delivers parenting sessions to mothers in the village on a monthly basis
Behavioral: Responsive parenting
On a monthly basis, mothers meet with the peer educator to learn about ways to provide a hygienic environment (hand-washing), proper diverse diet (family foods, breast milk), play materials and conversation to stimulation their child's cognitive and language development. Mothers practice with their child and are coached by the peer educator.
Active Comparator: Government-based
Government community health workers, trained, deliver the intervention to mothers in the village
Behavioral: Child Development
On a monthly basis, mothers meet with the government worker to learn about ways to provide a hygienic environment (hand-washing), proper diverse diet (family foods, breast milk), play materials and conversation to stimulation their child's cognitive and language development.
No Intervention: Control
Mothers receive the standard care which is a visit from the health worker
- Bayley scales of infant development [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Cognitive, receptive language and expressive language items will be administered to the child and scored as pass/fail with a total score calculated for each subtest and the total.
- HOME Inventory [ Time Frame: 12 months ]45 items assessing through observation and interview opportunities for stimulation in the home.
- Mother-Child picture talk [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Mothers' responsive talk while looking at pictures with her child.
- Dietary diversity [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Number out of 7 categories of food, based on Mothers recall foods fed to their child over a 24-hour period.
- Child development knowledge of mother [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Mothers report the age when they expect children to start acquiring 10 psychosocial skills, e.g. recognize its mother.
- height for age [ Time Frame: 12 months ]height for age z score is derived from the current WHO growth standards
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01466933
|Save the Children district office|
|Principal Investigator:||Frances Aboud, PhD||McGill University|