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POInz Study (prevention of overweight in Infancy)

Project

posted by Barry J Taylor on 11 June 2011

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

Mar 1, 2009

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