Infant-Directed Singing Coaching Group for Infant Behavior

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
University of Miami, Linda Ray Intervention Center, Miami, FL
Infant Behavior+1 More
Infant-Directed Singing Coaching - Behavioral
Eligibility
Any Age
All Sexes
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Study Summary

The purpose of this study is to figure out if mothers can learn how to use singing to help their babies. Singing can help babies calm down or encourage them to play, both of which are needed for learning.

Eligible Conditions

  • Behavior, Maternal
  • Infant Behavior

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

4 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1 week prior to intervention, week 2 of intervention, 1 week after intervention

Week 1
Change in Maternal Perceived Self-Efficacy as measured by Karitane Parenting Confidence Scale
Week 2
Change in Acoustic Parameters of Mothers' Singing
Change in percentage of time Infant displays affect type
Change in percentage of time Infant displays gaze type

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Infant-Directed Singing Coaching Group
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

24 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Infant-Directed Singing Coaching Group · No Placebo Group · N/A

Infant-Directed Singing Coaching Group
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Infant-Directed Singing Coaching · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1 week prior to intervention, week 2 of intervention, 1 week after intervention

Trial Background

Prof. Shannon Kay de l'Etoile, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor, Music Therapy
Principal Investigator
University of Miami
Closest Location: University of Miami, Linda Ray Intervention Center · Miami, FL
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Infant Behavior
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have infants under 18 years of age enrolled at the Linda Ray Intervention Center.
You are 18 years of age or older.\n
You must be enrolled at the Linda Ray Intervention Center (LRIC).
You are at least 3 months old and no older than 12 months.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.