Study on Normal Ranges of Lipids in Breast Milk of Healthy Mothers

Brief Summary

This trial is undertaken to better understand the ranges of functional components normally found in human milk. This will strengthen the scientific knowledge on breast-milk composition as a "gold standard".

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: May 2012

Interventions Used in this Clinical Trial

  • Other: minimum 4 months of breastfeeding

Arms, Groups and Cohorts in this Clinical Trial

  • 50 healthy mothers

Outcome Measures for this Clinical Trial

Primary Measures

  • levels of lipids
    • Time Frame: After 1 month of Breastfeeding
      Safety Issue?: No

Secondary Measures

  • profile and quantity of sugars
    • Time Frame: After 1 month of breastfeeding
      Safety Issue?: No

Criteria for Participation in this Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Gestational age between 37 and not above 42 weeks
  • 18 years old ≤ Mother ≤ 40 years old
  • 18.5 ≤ pre-pregnancy BMI ≤ 29
  • Mothers willing to breastfeed for the first 4 months

Exclusion Criteria

  • Gestational diabetes
  • HTA < 140/90
  • Mothers who are smokers while breast-feeding

Gender Eligibility for this Clinical Trial: Female

Minimum Age for this Clinical Trial: 18 Years

Maximum Age for this Clinical Trial: 40 Years

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted for this Clinical Trial: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Clinical Trial Investigator Information

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Nestlé
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Le Ye Lee, Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator, NUHS


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