This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions healthy, pregnancy
Sponsor Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Start date April 2010
End date September 2017
Trial size 320 participants
Trial identifier NCT01131117, 110889


The overall goal of this project is to understand how a mother's health at conception may influence her child's growth and development.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective prospective

Primary Outcomes

Child body composition
time frame: 3 years

Secondary Outcomes

Child growth and development
time frame: 3 years
Child metabolism
time frame: 3 years
Child dietary intake
time frame: 3 years
Placenta gene expression
time frame: 9 months

Eligibility Criteria

Female participants at least 21 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - healthy - 21 years of age or older - second pregnancy, singleton - conceived without fertility treatments Exclusion Criteria: - Preexisting medical conditions - Sexually transmitted diseases - Medical complications during pregnancy - Medications during pregnancy known to influence fetal growth - Smoking, alcohol drinking - Excessive physical activity level which could affect the outcome of interest.

Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute.