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Nifty Feeding Cup Versus Generic Medicine Cup Preterm Infants Who Have Difficulty Breastfeeding

2017-09-13 00:23:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators will establish an evidence base for the Nifty Feeding Cup by evaluating its effectiveness and caregiver satisfaction. The investigators will conduct a randomized crossover trial that compares the Nifty Feeding Cup to a standardized, generic medicine cup used to feed preterm infants with breastfeeding difficulties at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana.

Description

The investigators aim to compare the Nifty Feeding Cup to a standardized, generic cup in up to 200 preterm infants. The aim and hypotheses were selected based on the most informative outcomes given the scope of the funding. The investigators will test the hypotheses that Nifty Feeding Cup feeding compared to generic cup feeding will result in:

1. Less spillage

2. Greater caregiver satisfaction

3. Shorter duration of feeds

Study Design

Conditions

Infant,Premature

Intervention

Nifty feeding cup, Generic medicine cup

Location

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH)
Kumasi
Ghana

Status

Recruiting

Source

PATH

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-09-13T00:23:21-0400

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