Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
17/02/2004
Date assigned
22/03/2004
Last edited
13/06/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Judith Lumley

ORCID ID

Contact details

251 Faraday St
Carlton
3053
Australia
+61 3 8341 8500
j.lumley@latrobe.edu.au

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Although breastfeeding initiation is high in our community, less than 50% are still breastfeeding at 6 months. We aim to increase this proportion.

Intervention

1. Proactive peer telephone support in the postnatal period, with a focus on encouragement with breastfeeding, social support, and referral as necessary
2. A single midwife home visit at day 7-10 postpartum, focusing on breastfeeding matters
3. This group will receive both interventions
4. The control group will receive neither intervention

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/07/2004

Overall trial end date

31/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Primiparous, English-speaking women from two tertiary women's hospitals in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/07/2004

Recruitment end date

31/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Australia

Trial participating centre

251 Faraday St
Carlton
3053
Australia

Sponsor information

Organisation

Centre for the Study of Mothers' and Children's Health, La Trobe University (Australia)

Sponsor details

251 Faraday St
Carlton
3053
Australia
+61 3 8341 8500
csmch@latrobe.edu.au

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

Not defined

Funder name

Not provided at time of registration

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes