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Changing Chat: Diaper Tips to Improve Language Development

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dimitri Christakis, Seattle Children's Hospital Identifier:
First received: May 7, 2012
Last updated: March 24, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
This randomized trial has two sets of diapers-- a normal one and one that has tips for how to talk to and engage your toddler. The investigators are hoping that the intervention improves language development.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Infants
Device: Changing chat

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Changing Chat: Diaper Tips to Improve Language Development

Further study details as provided by Seattle Children's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Language development as measured by the Mcarthur Bates CDI [ Time Frame: 6 months after ]

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: January 2012
Study Completion Date: July 2012
Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Changing chat
Diapers will have tips on them
Device: Changing chat
Diapers with tips
Active Comparator: Control
Normal diapers
Device: Changing chat
Diapers with tips


Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Months to 18 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

16-18 months of age developmentally normal English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01594840

United States, Washington
Odessa Brown
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98101
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seattle Children's Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dimitri Christakis, Director, Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development, Seattle Children's Hospital Identifier: NCT01594840     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Changing chat
Study First Received: May 7, 2012
Last Updated: March 24, 2014

Keywords provided by Seattle Children's Hospital:
language development
parental interaction processed this record on April 28, 2017