The PreNAPS Study: FI, Nutrition, and Psychosocial Health Outcomes at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital
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The Prenatal Nutrition and Psychosocial Health Outcomes (PreNAPS) study was a two year collaboration between Gulu, Makarere, Cornell, and Tufts Universities. The PreNAPs study's primary goals were: a) to determine the differential impacts of food insecurity on gestational weight gain and prenatal depression, and b) to elucidate the mechanisms underlying the relationship between food insecurity and weight gain and/depression among HIV infected and HIV uninfected pregnant women in Gulu, Northern Uganda.
Impacts of food insecurity (IFIAS) on gestational weight gain (kg) among pregnant women of mixed HIV status in Gulu, Uganda [ Time Frame: Approximately 1 year ]
Explore the underlying mechanisms and impacts of food insecurity (using the Individuals Food Insecurity Access Scale (IFIAS)) on gestational weight gain (kg) among pregnant women of mixed HIV status in Gulu, Uganda.
Secondary Outcome Measures :
Impacts of food insecurity on maternal depression among pregnant women of mixed HIV status in Gulu, Uganda. [ Time Frame: Approximately 1 year ]
Explore the underlying mechanisms and impacts of food insecurity on maternal depressive symptoms among pregnant women of mixed HIV status in Gulu, Uganda.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 40 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Pregnant women were enrolled during pregnancy at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital antenatal clinic in Gulu, Uganda