The Breastfeeding and EArly Child Health (BEACH) Study
The purpose of this research study is to study the impact of breastfeeding on the infant gut microbiome. Samples will be collected from mothers and infants.
- 4-5 study visits lasting 2 hours
- Provide several samples (urine, saliva, stool, vaginal swab, human milk, blood)
- Complete surveys
- 18-45 years old
- Pregnant women
- Plan to breastfeed
Study Information Flyer
Can be done from home
KeywordsBreastfeeding, C-section, Breastfeeding - resources, Obesity, Breast milk - pumping and storing
Principal InvestigatorDominick Lemas
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