Trial record 6 of 35 for:    SIDS

Changes in Sleep Patterns and Stress in Infants Entering Child Care

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2012 by Children's Research Institute.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Children's Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01265277
First received: December 20, 2010
Last updated: April 30, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
  Purpose

When babies start day care, they experience many changes, some of which may affect their risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The investigators want to find out if stress or change in the baby's sleep patterns can be a reason for this increased risk for SIDS.


Condition
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Changes in Sleep Patterns and Stress in Infants Entering Child Care: Implications for SIDS Risk

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Further study details as provided by Children's Research Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sleep efficiency [ Time Frame: Days -14 through +14 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    sleep efficieny is defined as the ratio of time spent asleep (total sleep time) to the amount of time spent in bed.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sleep duration [ Time Frame: Days -14 to +14 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

urine samples from both mom and baby


Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: July 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
at home
Infants 0-3 months who will stay at home with a parent
child care
Infant 0-3 months who will attend a licensed child care center

Detailed Description:

The overall aim of this study is to describe sleep patterns in infants as they transition from home to child care, including 24-hour sleep duration, changes in the timing of daytime naps, and changes in nocturnal sleep periods; to describe potential sleep disrupters, such as temperature, light and noise, in home and child care settings that may impact sleep quality and sleep patterns; to describe markers of parent and infant stress levels during the transition to child care; to describe markers of infant circadian rhythm during the transition to child care.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 3 Months
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

infants from 0 to 3 months in the United States

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infants who are less than 3 months of age from English-speaking families where one or both parents live in the household will be eligible to participate. If the infant will be entering child care, the infant must be entering a licensed child care center, and child care entry must be between 60 and 120 days of age.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • S/he was born prematurely, with a gestational age less than 37 weeks at birth, or had a birth weight <2500 grams (5-1/2 lbs)
  • S/he has any medical problems that require ongoing care by a subspecialty physician
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01265277

Contacts
Contact: Brandi Joyner, MSA (202) 476-4913 bljoyner@cnmc.org

Locations
United States, District of Columbia
Children's National Medical Center Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20010
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Research Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rachel Y Moon, MD Children's Research Institute
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Children's Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01265277     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4453
Study First Received: December 20, 2010
Last Updated: April 30, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Children's Research Institute:
sudden infant death syndrome
SIDS
infant
licensed day care
sleep patterns
stress levels

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Death
Sudden Infant Death
Pathologic Processes
Death, Sudden

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