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Thirty Million Words- Well Baby Initiative

2016-06-26 20:34:29 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This comparative study of will evaluate the effectiveness of promoting critical language and cognitive development in infants of low-SES English- and Spanish-speaking parents. TMW-WB will target infants zero to six months and their parents during routine Well Baby pediatric visits at one week, one month, two months, four months, six months, and a final nine month follow-up.

Description

The Thirty Million Words Well Baby Initiative (TMW-WB) is a public health intervention that aims to impact parents' beliefs about their role is in creating a stimulating and enriching language environment for their baby. This comparative study of will evaluate the effectiveness of promoting critical language and cognitive development in infants of low-SES English- and Spanish-speaking parents. TMW-WB will target infants zero to six months and their parents during routine Well Baby pediatric visits at one week, one month, two months, four months, six months, and a final nine month follow-up. Developed in both English and Spanish, TMW-WB will integrate education and technology into a scalable multimedia platform. This educational intervention will impact maternal awareness and knowledge about the importance of children's early language environment.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject)

Conditions

Behavior

Intervention

Thirty Million Words- Well Baby, Safety Starts at Home

Location

Lawndale Christian Health Center
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60623

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Chicago

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-06-26T20:34:29-0400

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