Breastfeeding support group for Sickle Cell Disease

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Sickle Cell Disease+2 More ConditionsBreastfeeding support group - Behavioral
18 - 50
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing if early intervention can improve health outcomes for children with sickle cell disease.

Eligible Conditions
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Breastfeeding

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 4 year follow up period

2 years
Preliminary effectiveness
Year 4
Acute chest syndrome
6 months

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Breastfeeding Intervention Group
1 of 2
Observation Group
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

30 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Breastfeeding support group · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Breastfeeding Intervention Group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Breastfeeding support group · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Observation Group
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Observation · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 4 year follow up period

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Alabama at BirminghamLead Sponsor
1,475 Previous Clinical Trials
2,246,197 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 50 · Female Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are the mother of a child who has sickle cell disease.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the trial include older adults aged 75 and over?

"This medical study requires that participants are between the ages of 18 to 50. However, there are 156 clinical trials available for minors and another 116 studies open to adults over 65 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any available slots for participants in this research study?

"Affirmative, an analysis of verifies that this research is still recruiting patients. Starting October 10th 2019 and most recently updated on May 11th 2022, it's seeking 30 participants from one medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How large is the current cohort engaging in this clinical experiment?

"Affirmative. The details hosted on demonstrate that this medical study, which initially appeared online 10/10/2019, is actively recruiting for 30 participants from one site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Does this study offer an opportunity for me to join in?

"This investigation is actively seeking 30 individuals with anemia or sickle cell between the ages of 18-50. Applicants must meet a few specific requirements to be considered, such as being a mother of an infant with SCD and residing in Birmingham, AL or its environs." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.