Individual Study / Van Horn et al.; Am J Prev Med. 2018

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet and Activity to Limit Gestational Weight: Maternal Offspring Metabolics Family Intervention Trial, a Technology Enhanced Randomized Trial

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet and Activity to Limit Gestational Weight: Maternal Offspring Metabolics Family Intervention Trial, a Technology Enhanced Randomized Trial

Initiatives -
The goal is to limit excessive gestational weight gain through improved maternal lifestyle that can be maintained and modelled for the family post partum and beyond. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2012
End Year
2017
Funding
Lifestyle Interventions for Expectant Moms (LIFE-Moms) is supported by NIH through the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U01 DK094418, U01 DK094463, U01 DK094416, 5U01 DK094466 [RCU]); the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U01 HL114344); the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U01 HD072834); the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health; the NIH Office of Research in Women's Health; the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research; the Indian Health Service; and the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Van Horn L, Peaceman A, Kwasny M, et al. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Diet and Activity to Limit Gestational Weight: Maternal Offspring Metabolics Family Intervention Trial, a Technology Enhanced Randomized Trial. Am J Prev Med. 2018;55(5):603‐614. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2018.06.015

PUBMED 30262148

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
281
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Participants were randomized when their fetus was gestational age 16 weeks to dietitian-led Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet and physical activity coaching that was received as three individual and six group counseling sessions by phone and webinar.
Selection Criteria
Gender
women
Minimum age
18
Maximum age
45
Pregnant women
  • First Trimester
  • Second Trimester
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United States of America
Territory
Chicago, Illinois
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • pregnant women, body mass index between 25-35 kg/m2
Other criteria
Exclusion Criteria: In vitro fertilization (IVF) conception/ovulation induction w/ gonadotropins Weight gain of >15 pounds from reported prepregnancy weight to Baseline visit Current smoker Prior bariatric surgery In weight loss program w/in 3 months of conception History of alcohol or drug abuse within 5 years No access to internet and/or smartphone Unable to attend intervention/follow-up visits Unwilling/unable to commit to self-monitoring data collection Unable to complete intervention program Presence of any condition that limits walking or following diet recommendations Not fluent in English

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • Specific population

Number of participants

Number of participants
281
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
A commercially available smartphone application was used for self-monitoring diet and physical activity. Telephone, text message prompts, and e-mail reminders encouraged adherence and website viewing. Usual-care, “web-watcher” participants were e-mailed biweekly newsletters and publicly available maternity website links.
Start Date
2012-11
End Date
2017-07
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Mobile phone
    • Smartphone
    • Smartphone apps