Boston Birth Cohort Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03228875|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : July 25, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 5, 2022
|Condition or disease|
|Maternal Health Child Health Pregnancy Complications Birth Outcome, Adverse|
Any woman admitted to the Labor and Delivery floor at the Boston Medical Center (BMC) who delivers a singleton live infant and meets our case (gestational age <37 weeks or birthweight <2,500 grams) or control (full term birth with birthweight >2,500 grams) criteria will be eligible.
Postnatal follow-up of enrolled mother-child pair is conducted from birth to age 21 years.
The Boston Birth Cohort has high-quality biospecimen collection, and comprehensive epidemiological, clinical, and environmental exposure data via standardized questionnaire interview, measurements, and review of the electronic medical records.
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Estimated Enrollment :||24000 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||21 Years|
|Official Title:||Early Life Origins of Pediatric and Adult Diseases: Boston Birth Cohort Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 1998|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2028|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2028|
- Pregnancy complications [ Time Frame: At birth ]Multiple pregnancy complications are examined including gestational diabetes, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
- Birth outcomes - preterm birth [ Time Frame: At birth ]Birth outcomes are examined - preterm birth.
- Birth outcomes - birthweight [ Time Frame: At birth ]Birth outcomes are examined - birthweight.
- Child health outcomes [ Time Frame: From birth to 21 years ]Multiple child health outcomes are examined including food allergy, asthma, child's overweight or obesity, blood pressure, and child neuro-developmental outcomes.
- Maternal health outcomes [ Time Frame: After delivery to 21 years ]Multiple maternal health outcomes are measured including blood pressure, weight, height, physician diagnosis.
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03228875
|Contact: Xiaobin Wang, MD, ScDemail@example.com|
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Boston Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118|
|Contact: Colleen Pearson, BA 617-414-5133 Colleen.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Xiaobin Wang, MD, ScD||Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health|