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Effects of Early Nutrition on Growth

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01300000
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 29, 2017
Institute of Child Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abbott Nutrition

Brief Summary:
The primary objective of the study is to compare the growth of infants fed standard infant formula with infants fed a reduced calorie and protein formula.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Infant Newborn Other: Human Milk Other: Investigational infant formula Other: Milk based standard infant formula Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 649 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Early Nutrient Intake on Growth and Body Composition
Actual Study Start Date : March 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2016

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Human Milk
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Other: Human Milk
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Active Comparator: Milk based standard infant formula
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Other: Milk based standard infant formula
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Experimental: Milk based investigational infant formula
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Other: Investigational infant formula
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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Weight gain [ Time Frame: 1- 365 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Gastrointestinal tolerance [ Time Frame: 1-365 days ]
  2. Infant Anthropometrics [ Time Frame: 1 - 365 days; 24 months ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Vascular [ Time Frame: at 24 months ]
  2. Maternal Anthropometrics [ Time Frame: at 24 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 24 Hours   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • good health
  • singleton birth with gestational age 37-42 weeks
  • infant's birth weight >or = to 2500 grams
  • exclusive breastfeeding or exclusively formula feeding
  • within a defined geographical boundary
  • mother has no problems communicating in English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • adverse maternal, fetal or infant medical history
  • congenital disease or malformation affecting growth or development
  • illness or social problems in mother or infant
  • temporary residents

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01300000

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United Kingdom
MRC Childhood Nutrition Research Center, Institute of Child Health
London, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
Institute of Child Health
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Study Chair: Barbara Marriage, PhD Abbott Nutrition
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Responsible Party: Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT01300000    
Other Study ID Numbers: AK65
First Posted: February 21, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 29, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided