Clinical Trial

Melatonin and Contractions in Pregnant Women

Study Description

Effects of Light on Melatonin and Contractions in Pregnant Women

Specific Aim: Test the hypothesis that ocular light exposure will suppress melatonin secretion and reduce uterine contractions in women at late term pregnancies. Secondary aim. Test the hypothesis that ocular light exposure will reduce self-reported uterine contractions in women at late term pregnancies.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

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

Device - Lighting1

Ocular light exposure to a red wavelength light for one or two nights

Device - Lighting2

Ocular light exposure to a blue/green wavelength light for one night

Lighting3

Ocular light exposure to a red wavelength light (Device 1) on night 1 and to a blue/green wavelength light (Device 2) for on night 2

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Effects of Light on Melatonin and Contractions in Pregnant Women

Clinical Trial ID

NCT01863446

ParticipAid ID

QdJNDd