Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
15/05/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively 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

Mrs Susan Carfoot

ORCID ID

Contact details

Warrington Hospital NHS Trust
Maternity Department
Lovely Lane
Warrington
WA5 1QG
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RHC28210

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does skin-to-skin contact compared to routine care on first breast feeding experience and at 3 months improve quality and duration of breast feeding?

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

Pregnancy and childbirth: Breast feeding

Intervention

Comparing skin-to-skin with routine care

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Success of first breast feed
2. Prevalence of breast feeding at 3 months
3. Maternal satisfaction with skin-to-skin contact
4. Midwives' attitudes to the implementation of skin-to-skin contact in labour ward

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2001

Overall trial end date

01/01/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

200 healthy pregnant women +36 weeks gestation who intend to breast feed

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

200

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2001

Recruitment end date

01/01/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Warrington Hospital NHS Trust
Warrington
WA5 1QG
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive North West (UK)

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

2005 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15740818

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Carfoot S, Williamson P, Dickson R, A randomised controlled trial in the north of England examining the effects of skin-to-skin care on breast feeding., Midwifery, 2005, 21, 1, 71-79, doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2004.09.002.

Additional files

Editorial Notes