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POInz Study (prevention of overweight in Infancy)

Project

posted by Barry J Taylor on 2011-06-11 18:21:22.675

Description

A randomised controlled trial using 4 arms – a sleep intervention, a FAB (food activity and breast feeding support) arm and a combination arm all compared with usual well child care. The intervention starts in mid pregnancy and goes till the child is 2 years old. We hope to have long term followup till 7 years.

Go to this website for further information about this study: http://poinz.otago.ac.nz/

What Worked Well

A complex study where recruitment has worked well from all families booking into our main obstetric hospital for delivery of a baby. Collaboration with the hospital has been excellent.

Start Date

2009-03-01

Location

Southern

Setting

Community

Target Population

Youth

Areas of Focus

Research

Cost

2.3M

Organisation

University of Otago

Contact Person

Prof Barry Taylor

Phone

021 616 229

Email