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Solid foods and infant growth

Primary Objective

HELP US GIVE BABIES A SOLID START ON SOLIDS! We are interested in learning how consuming different types of solid foods during early complementary feeding affects growth, neurodevelopment, sleep, and the bacteria in the gut. The findings from this study may help to inform future dietary guidelines for infants.

Study category: Healthy Volunteers

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Description

Your baby may be eligible if they are: - Exclusively breastfed - Younger than six months of age - Full term (> 37-weeks’ gestation) - Have not yet been introduced to solid foods This is a 7-month long study, with visits occurring once every month. The first visit, 9-month visit, and last visit will be conducted at Children's Hospital Colorado and the other 4 visits will be contactless home visits. Compensation will be provided!

Main Procedures Involved: - Collection of stool, urine, breastmilk, and blood - Monthly weight, length, and head circumference measurements - Monthly 3-day diet record - Sleep watch data - Neurodevelopment assessment

Duration of Participation: 7 months

Details
Age

Eligibility

Full-term, generally healthy and exclusively breastfed babies

Type of Study

Treatment

Compensation

Compensation Provided

Location

Childrens Hospital Colorado

Principal Investigator
Minghua Tang,  PhD

Minghua Tang, PhD

Resources

Study ID

Protocol Number: 19-0546

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