Clinical Trial

Improving Maternal and Child Health via Fatty Acids

Study Description

Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Prenatal Fatty Acid Supplementation

The purpose of the study is to test whether nutritional supplementation during pregnancy is associated with 1) improved maternal health during pregnancy; 2) improved infant birth and neurodevelopmental outcomes, and 3) whether the association between nutritional supplementation during pregnancy and infant outcomes is partially mediated by reductions in maternal perceived stress and stress reactivity during pregnancy.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Dietary Supplement - DHA

2 dietary supplement gel capsules providing 450 mg of DHA twice daily by oral intake for 24 weeks

Dietary Supplement - Sugar pill

2 dietary supplement gel capsules providing 450 mg of soybean oil twice daily by oral intake for 24 weeks

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Improving Maternal and Child Health Through Prenatal Fatty Acid Supplementation: A Randomized Controlled Study in African American Women Living in Low-income Urban Environments

Clinical Trial ID

NCT02647723

ParticipAid ID

Pdy7Ra