Last updated on March 2020

The Baby Act Trial


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Obesity in Childhood | Obesity
  • Age: - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • We will recruit pregnant women age 18 years and older who are participants of the WIC program that:
    1. are in the 3rd trimester,
    2. intend to enroll their infant in the WIC program when he/she is born,
    3. are experiencing singleton pregnancies;
    4. agree to participate independently of the assigned group; and 5) can read and have access to the internet.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • We will exclude pregnant women that:
    1. report high risk pregnancies (history of hypertension of any type, diabetes of any type, antenatal diagnosis of intrauterine growth failure or major congenital anomalies);
    2. who plan to leave their WIC clinic within the study time frame; and
    3. a history of emotional or mental health disorders that would preclude active participation in the study. Also newborns who are premature (before week 37 of gestation), with developmental disabilities, with severe conditions such as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, feeding disorders, intractable seizures or any other severe neurologic or muscular disorders and metabolic diseases that require specialized diet, and those requiring prolonged hospitalization at birth (>7 days) will also be excluded from participation once the diagnosis is achieved.

Recruitment Status: Open


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