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Studying Infant Nutrition and Blood Sugar in Breastfed Infants

Research Question:
We are studying insulin concentrations in breast milk. We are also studying how insulin in breast milk might affect a baby's intestines and pancreas.

Basic Study Information

Purpose:
This study is for pregnant women who plan on breastfeeding their baby for at least 5 months. You and your baby will have two study visits over the first 6 months of your baby's life at the University of Rochester Medical Center. We will ask for some blood and some breast milk from you. We will ask for some urine and stool, and a heel prick from your baby.

Study Reference #: RSRB00071535

Lead Researcher (Principal Investigator)

Lead Researcher: Bridget Young

Study Contact Information

Study Coordinator: Kaili Widrick
Phone: (585) 275-8991
Email: BreastFeedingStudy@URMC.Rochester.edu

Additional Study Details

Study Details:
We like to consent Moms during their pregnancy. Then after the baby is born, you and your baby will have two study visits at the University of Rochester Medical Center; one visit at 2-weeks and one visit at 5-months after birth. We will ask for some fasting blood and breast milk from you. We will ask for some stool and urine and a heel prick from your baby. Parking is provided. You will be provided with up to $250 for your time.

Parking:  Free
Transportation Coverage: 
Reimbursement:  Yes
Payment Details:  This study has one visit at 2-weeks and one visit at 5-months. You will be paid $150 after the first study visit, and $100 after the second study visit.

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