Individual Study / HPHCI

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Project Viva

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Project Viva

Initiatives -
To examine prenatal diet and other factors in relation to maternal and child health. **Contact: Project_Viva@hphc.org**
Start Year
1999
End Year
2002
Supplementary Information
https://www.populationmedicine.org/
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Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
It completed in-person visits with mothers during pregnancy in the late first (median 9.9 weeks of gestation) and second (median 27.9 weeks) trimesters. It saw mothers and children in the hospital during the delivery admission and during infancy (median age 6.3 months), early childhood (median 3.2 years) and mid-childhood (median 7.7 years).

Marker Paper

Oken E, Baccarelli AA, Gold DR, Kleinman KP, Litonjua AA, De Meo D, Rich-Edwards JW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Sagiv S, Taveras EM, Weiss ST, Belfort MB, Burris HH, Camargo CA Jr, Huh SY, Mantzoros C, Parker MG, Gillman MW. Cohort profile: project viva. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Feb;44(1):37-48. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyu008. Epub 2014 Mar 16. PMID: 24639442; PMCID: PMC4339753.

PUBMED 24639442

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,341
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Pregnant women at their initial prenatal visit in eastern Massachusetts. From 2341 eligible women, there were 2128 live births; 1279 mother-child pairs provided data at the mid-childhood visit

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://careers.harvardpilgrim.org/the-institute/

Supplementary Information