Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
14/01/2003
Date assigned
14/01/2003
Last edited
13/10/2014
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

Director
Centre for the Study of Mothers' and Children's Health
La Trobe University
251 Faraday Street
Carlton
VIC 3053
Australia

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Birth weight

Intervention

1. All participants receive a pre-pregnancy home visit by a Midwife/Community Health Nurse to discuss the prior pregnancy, the birth and postpartum experience.
2. At this visit those randomised to Intervention identify current social, health and lifestyle problems, and discuss timing, planning and preparation for the next pregnancy, including WAIT, STOP, GO advice card, offers of local referral to Community Health Centre for counselling, relaxation, dietary advice or other specific problems raised (eg family planning), arrangements for rubella immunisation if not received, genetic/family history (+ screening for hypertension and asymptomatic bacteriuria in 1991-92 only).

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

Women who had one child, close to 6 months old, and were resident in one of the participating local government areas were recruited through their Maternal and Child Health Nurse (universal state-wide service)

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

Director
Carlton
VIC 3053
Australia

Sponsor information

Organisation

La Trobe University (Australia)

Sponsor details

Faculty of Health Sciences
Melbourne
VIC 3086
Australia
+61 (0)3 9479 3583
lhs@latrobe.edu.au

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/health/healthsci_schoolcent.html

Funders

Funder type

Research council

Funder name

National Health and Medical Research Council PHRDC project grant 1991-4 [# 912716] Richmond Community Health Centre

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

Results: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=17156466

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Lumley J, Donohue L, Aiming to increase birth weight: a randomised trial of pre-pregnancy information, advice and counselling in inner-urban Melbourne., BMC Public Health, 2006, 6, 299, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-6-299.

Additional files

Editorial Notes