COVID-19 and Breastfeeding MothersResearch Question:
Is there COVID-19 virus in breast milk and other samples from mother and child?
How does the COVID-19 vaccine affect breast milk?
Basic Study Information
Purpose:Study Reference #: 00004889
COVID-19 positive mothers:
We are seeking breastfeeding moms in the Rochester area - with a baby under 6 months
old - who have recently been diagnosed with COVID-19, ideally within the previous
7 days. The purpose of this study is to determine if there may be COVID-19 virus in
various samples we collect from mother and child. These samples include mother’s breast
milk, skin swab, saliva, and blood sample, as well as infant stool samples. These
will be taken within certain windows of time at your convenience inside the home.
Participation in this study will be for 90 days. You will be reimbursed a total of
$60 ($30 after day 10 collection and another $30 after the day 90 collection) via
Lactating mothers getting the COVID-19 vaccine:
We are seeking breastfeeding Moms in the Rochester area with infants of any age, who
will be getting the COVID-19 vaccine. We will be collecting a finger prick and small
breast milk sample from you at the following times: before you get the vaccine, 3-weeks
after your first dose, 3-weeks after your second dose, and 3 months after your final
dose (if you are still breastfeeding). You collect all samples inside your home.
Participation in this study will be for about 90 days. You will be reimbursed a total
of $50 via check.
Lead Researcher (Principal Investigator)
Study Contact InformationStudy Coordinator: Elizabeth Catlin
Phone: (315) 924-2531
Additional Study Details
We will provide you with all the supplies you need and detailed instructions about
how to collect all these samples. We will ask you to store the samples in your freezer
for us. Study personnel will be in contact with you to coordinate a time for all samples
to be collected from your home. In addition to samples, we will also ask that you
complete a short questionnaire on days that you are collecting the samples.
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