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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 (15) clinical trials

Human Milk Composition in Indian Mothers

The study is a 5-month prospective observational cohort study. Approximately 258 mother-infant pairs in 33-42 weeks of pregnancy will be recruited. Eligibility assessment will be done for the mother at enrolment and for the mother-infant pair at delivery. Based on the recorded anthropometric data and BMI (kg/m2) calculated based on ...

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Breastfeeding Infants Receiving Respiratory Support Trial

BACKGROUND Breastfeeding infants receiving respiratory support (nCPAP or HHFNC) is a controversial topic. Expert consensus has been that feeding should be delayed until respiratory support (including nCPAP or HHFNC) is no longer needed. Data from animal models suggests that nasal CPAP can affect swallowing behaviour in infant animals but the ...

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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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Effectiveness of Monitoring Information System of Nursing Related Patient Safety and Quality Indicators

Background: Monitoring the patient safety and quality of nursing care is essential to identify patients at risk. Monitoring the nursing-related patient safety and quality indicators are important for high-quality nursing care. However, monitoring nursing-related patient safety and quality indicators through information system is a challenge. The nurses' to date workload ...

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Parkdale Infant Nutrition Security Targeted Evaluation Project: Infant Feeding

In Toronto Ontario, the Parkdale Community Health Centre operates a community outreach program entitled Parkdale Parents' Primary Prevention Project (5P's). The 5P's provides weekly pre- and post-natal support and education programs for clients. This includes an infant feeding program for mothers with infants 0-6 months (Feeding Tiny Souls). The 5P's ...

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Breast Feeding Practice in High Risk Pregnant Women

The American Academy of Paediatrics recognizes multiple benefits of breastfeeding to both the term and premature newborn, particularly with regard to protection from infectious agents. Studies have demonstrated decreased rates of bacteraemia, meningitis, respiratory and urinary tract infections, necrotizing enterocolitis, and otitis media among breastfed infants

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Growth Hormones and Cells in Human Milk Depending on Gestational Age

Neurotrophins (epidermal growth factor (EGF), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), nerve growth factor (NGF), brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)) as well as amount of cells, especially positive for sex-determining transformer protein (TRA)-1-81 and stage-specific embryonic antigen (SSEA)-4, are planned to be quantified in human breast milk of extremely preterm newborns ...

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Evaluation of Eating Habits and Dysgeusia During Chemotherapy Treatment in Patients Affected by Breast Cancer

INTRODUCTION Overweight and obesity represent a risk factor for hormone dependent cancers such as breast, endometrium, ovarian, uterine and gastrointestinal cancer. In particular, overweight and obesity are risk factors for breast cancer in post-menopause women since they are associated to higher level of circulating estrogens, insulin, insulin-like growth factor levels, ...

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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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