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Identifying and Overcoming the Impediments to Breastfeeding for Mothers with Diabetes

  • Study HIC#:2000026155
  • Last Updated:07/15/2021

Mothers with gestational diabetes are less likely to breastfeed than mothers without diabetes. Little is known about breastfeeding for mothers with pre-pregnancy diabetes. The aim of this study is to identify facilitators and barriers to breastfeeding associated with diabetes in pregnancy. 

  • Age18 years and older
  • GenderFemale only
  • Start Date09/04/2019
  • End Date09/29/2022

Trial Purpose and Description

Mothers with gestational diabetes are less likely to breastfeed than mothers without diabetes. Little is known about breastfeeding for mothers with pre-pregnancy diabetes. The aim of this study is to identify facilitators and barriers to breastfeeding associated with diabetes in pregnancy. 

Eligibility Criteria

Breastfeeding provides many health benefits for infants but is also an important factor in bonding. Help us better understand the impediments mothers diagnosed with diabetes face with breastfeeding! Study involves data collection and surveys at 6 time points from now until 6 months post-birth.

Subjects are eligible if (1) singleton pregnancy, (2) ≥ 18 years of age, (3) pregnancy 12-37 weeks weeks postmenstrual age (4) planning to deliver at Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH).

Yes, we accept healthy volunteers if the meet the eligibility criteria, i.e. are pregnant. 

Sub-Investigators

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