A Personalized Telehealth Intervention for Health and Weight Loss in Postpartum Women (E-Moms)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01751230|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 30, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Postpartum Weight Retention||Behavioral: WIC E-Moms||Not Applicable|
The E-Moms Study will last about 4 months. The weight management program is 4 months long and will end about 6 months after the participant's baby is born. All participants will receive Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services.
For the weight management program, participants will be put into one of these groups:
- WIC Moms: receive advice and services for nutrition and weight management after pregnancy from their WIC clinic.
- WIC E-Moms: receive a personalized diet and exercise plan to help them lose the weight they gained during their pregnancy. All information will be given to them using a SmartPhone, such as an iPhone. They will also get advice and services from your WIC clinic.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||E-Moms: A Personalized Telehealth Intervention for Health and Weight Loss in Postpartum Women|
|Study Start Date :||August 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2014|
Experimental: WIC E-Moms
If picked for this group, you will receive a personalized diet and exercise plan to help you lose the weight you gained during your pregnancy. All information will be given to you using a SmartPhone, such as an iPhone. You can use your own phone or one can be loaned to you for the study. You will also be loaned a scale so you can weigh yourself at home. You will also get advice and services from your WIC clinic.
Behavioral: WIC E-Moms
Participants enrolled in the E-Moms group will receive a personalized dietary prescription to promote weight loss and arrive at pregravid weight by 6 months postpartum. Our weight loss intervention will incorporate standard WIC nutritional advice and will encouraged 150 minutes/week of moderate intensity activity, which is about 3,000 - 4,000 steps/day above baseline, as recommended for maintenance of healthy weight. Each participant will be assigned a trained weight management counselor who will provide frequent recommendations and advice and support at least once per week.
Other Name: E-Moms
No Intervention: WIC Moms
You will get advice and services for nutrition and weight management after pregnancy from your WIC clinic.
- Body weight [ Time Frame: 6 months postpartum ]
- Dietary Intake [ Time Frame: 6 months postpartum ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01751230
|United States, Louisiana|
|Pennington Biomedical Research Center|
|Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70808|
|Principal Investigator:||Leanne Redman, M.S., Ph.D.||Pennington Biomedical Research Center|