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Breast Feeding Clinical Trials

A listing of Breast Feeding medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (48) clinical trials

A Lactation Study in Women Who Are Breastfeeding or Pumping and Are Receiving Linaclotide Therapeutically

The purpose of this study is to determine the amount of linaclotide and its active metabolite (MM-419447) excreted in breast milk after multiple, once daily doses of linaclotide (145 g or 290 g) in lactating women receiving the drug therapeutically.


A Post Breastfeeding Follow-Up Study

This is an observational study involving mothers and their child at 30 months old as a follow up to the breastfeeding intervention study that they have participated in and completed during the period from the last trimester to 12 weeks postpartum. The assessors will be blinded to subject's treatment group ...

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Early Breast Feeding and Glucose Levels in High Risk Newborns

Mothers will be encouraged to breast feed early after delivery (at the delivery room). Data of high risk babies for developing post partum hypoglycemia (Infants of diabetic mothers, infants of hypertensive mothers, infants with birth weight more than 4 Kg or less than 2.5 Kg and infants with meconium stained ...

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Dietary Lutein and the Retinopathy of Prematurity

About one-fourth of preterm infants who weight less than 2 3/4 pounds at birth develop an eye problem. This problem occurs in the retina (back of the eye) and may result in blindness. This eye problem is called the retinopathy of prematurity(ROP). There are two yellow pigments in the retina ...

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Mother's Milk Messaging: Evaluation of a Bilingual APP to Support Initiation and Exclusive Breastfeeding in New Mothers

Women of child-bearing age are in the generation most likely to use texting to communicate, and most own a cellular phone, and that cell phones have been demonstrated to be efficacious in increasing Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) medication compliance and smoking cessation, and in improving diabetes management, the investigators consider ...

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Iodine Status in Swedish Lactating Women - Effect of Iodine Supplementation in the Thyroid Function of Mother and Infant

Are the mothers to be treated with 150 g iodide per day during lactation to guarantee normal intake of iodine in breast-milk (MIC) and normal urinary iodine concentration (UIC) in their off-spring? Purpose and Aim This prospective, placebo-controlled study focus on the question whether lactating mothers shall add 150 g ...

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The Milk Growth and Microbiota Study

In the U.S., 8% of all births occur between 34 0/7 and 36 6/7 weeks gestation and are regarded as late preterm birth. Compared to term newborns, late preterm newborns have a much higher risk of morbidity and mortality, in part because of difficulty establishing feeding and growth. Breastfeeding optimizes ...

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Impact of a Smartphone Application on Postpartum Weight Loss and Breastfeeding Rates Among Low-income Urban Women

Breastfed babies have fewer childhood infections than formula-fed babies, and women who breastfeed have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and increased rates of postpartum weight loss. Thus, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends six months of exclusive breastfeeding after birth. Nationally, 75% of women initiate breastfeeding, ...

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Human Milk and Infant Intestinal Microbiome Study

This study will explore the effects of skin-to-skin contact (SSC) between mothers and their babies on the infant intestinal microbiome, the maternal skin microbiome and the breast milk microbiome. This will be accomplished by administering an intervention education session to one group and a placebo education session to the second ...

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Effects of Diet on Pregnancy Outcome and Child Obesity

There will be randomized sequential assignment of pregnant women at the initial clinic visit to Diet A, a high proportion of calories from refined grains as a carbohydrate source, and Diet B, a high proportion of calories from whole grains. Random number assignment is impractical for counseling purposes and blinding ...

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