Moringa leaf powder for Breastfeeding

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
BreastfeedingMoringa leaf powder - DietarySupplement
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether taking moringa leaves can help improve milk quality and quantity, as well as the health of the infants.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 5 Secondary · Reporting Duration: baseline, weeks 1, 2, 3, 4

baseline, week 4
Change in species prevalence of infant microbiome
Change in species prevalence of maternal milk microbiome
Maternal milk fat
Maternal milk protein
Maternal milk vitamin A
Fungal Microbiota
Week 1
Change in milk output

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Moringa leaf powder · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Moringa leaf powder · Intervention Types: DietarySupplement
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Placebo · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, weeks 1, 2, 3, 4

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of IdahoOTHER
15 Previous Clinical Trials
2,495 Total Patients Enrolled
University of KentuckyLead Sponsor
170 Previous Clinical Trials
222,481 Total Patients Enrolled
Suzanna Attia, MDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Kentucky

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are willing to breastfeed or pump for 4 weeks.
You must be at least 18 years old.
You are willing to complete study activities (measure 24 hour pumped volume once weekly, give breastmilk / baby poop sample, answer dietary and medical questions, final study visit at UK) and are willing to comply with study protocol.