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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 (34) clinical trials

The LATCHING Pilot Project

The purpose of this study is to learn if group-based phone counseling is effective for increasing breastfeeding rates, reducing the early introduction of solids and increasing maternal weight loss after pregnancy.

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Breastfeeding Support and Weight Management for Black Women

Excessive pregnancy-related weight retention is an important determinant of obesity and is more common among African American women. At the same time, breastfeeding, which has been recommended as a strategy to decrease weight retention is lowest among African American women. This racial disparity in breastfeeding may partly explain the disparity ...

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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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Facilitating Skin-to-Skin Contact In the Postnatal Period

Skin-to-skin contact is used as part of a package of Kangaroo Mother Care across the world. This has been demonstrated to reduce neonatal morbidity, mortality, and inpatient stays for low birth weight and preterm infants (Charpak and Ruiz 2016). This study examines the effect a facilitating garment, the Snuby has ...

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The Effect of Early Versus Traditional Follow-Up on Breastfeeding Rates at 6 Months

This study is a non-blinded randomized controlled trial with intent to treat analysis intended to determine whether early (2-3 weeks postpartum-experimental arm) versus traditional (6-8 weeks postpartum-control arm) follow up increases breastfeeding rates at 6 months' postpartum. For purposes of this study, breastfeeding will be defined as any breast milk ...

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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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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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Does Breastfeeding Lower Blood Pressure in Postpartum Hypertensive Patients?

Patients included in this study will have chosen to breastfeed. The investigators will identify patients that are planning to breastfeed from their intake questionnaire that all patients receive upon admission to labor and delivery. They will also identify breastfeeding patients while performing our postpartum rounding. The investigators will perform a ...

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A Mobile Semi-automated Text Message-based Intervention to Prevent Perceived Low or Insufficient Milk Supply

The purpose of the MILK Trial is to examine and compare the effectiveness, feasibility, and acceptability of a semi-automated, text-based, theory-driven intervention ("MILK" intervention) to prevent perceived insufficient milk and its potential inter-related sequelae, including maternal anxiety and early breastfeeding cessation, among mothers without breastfeeding experience who intend to exclusively ...

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