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Breast Tissue Before And After Breastfeeding Or The Use Of A Breast Pump

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01857778
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 20, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 20, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nicole McDowell, Foundation for Maternal Infant and Lactation Knowledge

Brief Summary:
There will be breast tissue changes after use of a breast pump.

Condition or disease
To Collect Measurements of the Nipple To Record Clinical Observations of the Nipple, Areola, and Breast Tissue Before and After Breastfeeding To Record Clinical Observations of the Nipple, Areola, and Breast Tissue Before and After Expressing Milk With 3 Different Electric Breast Pumps.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 28 participants
Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : August 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Breastfeeding

Group/Cohort
Lactating Women



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Breast Tissue Change [ Time Frame: 10 minutes ]
    Lactating women used a 1 of 3 breast pumps or breastfed for 10 minutes.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Lactating women.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Lactating women who were breastfeeding.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non breastfeeding or non lactating women.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01857778


Locations
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United States, Nevada
Renown Medical Center
Reno, Nevada, United States, 89502
Sponsors and Collaborators
Foundation for Maternal Infant and Lactation Knowledge
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Dr. Jimi Francis, PhD Foundation for M.I.L.K.
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Responsible Party: Nicole McDowell, Researcher, Foundation for Maternal Infant and Lactation Knowledge
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01857778    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1990
First Posted: May 20, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2013
Last Verified: October 2011
Keywords provided by Nicole McDowell, Foundation for Maternal Infant and Lactation Knowledge:
Breastfeeding
Breast tissue
Breast pump