Clinical Trial

Health Messaging in Pregnancy and Infancy

Study Description

BabyQ's: Randomized Controlled Trial of Health Messaging in Pregnancy and Infancy

This randomized controlled intervention evaluates the effect of a mobile health behavioral intervention to test messages to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage intake during pregnancy and infancy. The study team will perform a prospective, longitudinal, interventional, randomized control trial by recruiting 300 WIC families during the first 1,000 days of life (pregnancy through infant age 2 months) at consecutive Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) visits to test two interventions compared to a control group. The study team will implement a mobile-based messaging intervention allocate participants to one of 3 arms for a 1 month period: 1) negative message frames, 2) positive message frames, and 3) attention control.


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

Behavioral - Mobile messaging

Mobile health messages

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Intervening to Promote Healthy Weight From Gestation to Age 2, Particularly Among Disproportionately Burdened Populations

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