Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Parenting+7 More
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new mobile health program to help parents of preterm infants better manage their infant's care.

Eligible Conditions
  • Parenting
  • Self Efficacy
  • Patient Empowerment
  • Infant, Premature, Diseases
  • Multiple Chronic Conditions
  • Patient Engagement
  • Family Research
  • Relation, Parent-Child

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

6 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Date of NICU discharge will be assessed until study completion, with maximum of 1 year

Week 2
Parent Self-Rating of Anxiety
Parent Self-Rating of Depression
Week 36
Z score of weight gain at 36 weeks corrected gestational age
Week 36
Receipt of mother's human milk
Year 1
NICU Length of Stay
Year 1
Self -Report of Hospital readmissions & ER visits

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Attention Control
1 of 2
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

74 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: PREEMIE PROGRESS · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: PREEMIE PROGRESS · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Attention Control
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Attention Control · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: date of nicu discharge will be assessed until study completion, with maximum of 1 year

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)NIH
521 Previous Clinical Trials
286,109 Total Patients Enrolled
3 Trials studying Parenting
1,178 Patients Enrolled for Parenting
University of CincinnatiLead Sponsor
385 Previous Clinical Trials
630,424 Total Patients Enrolled
Ashley M Weber, PhD, RNPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Cincinnati
Ashley M Weber, PhD, RN, RNC-NICPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Cincinnati

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
were more likely to report lower levels of satisfaction with their life than those who had a baby that was not a twin
were enrolled at two NICUs Parents of preterm infants born between 25 and 31 weeks' gestation were enrolled in the study at two neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 23rd, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 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.