OHSU

IRB #

IRB00006091

Title

Assessing the Effect of Vitamin C on Infant Lung Function When Given to Pregnant Women Who Smoke

Principal Investigator

Cynthia McEvoy

Study Purpose

To determine if daily supplemental vitamin C can help the lungs of babies born to mothers who can not quit smoking during pregnancy.

Medical Condition(s)

Pregnant women who can not quit smoking during pregnancy.
The pulmonary function of babies born to moms who can not quit smoking during pregnancy.

Eligibility Criteria

Women who can not quit smoking during pregnancy, are less than 20 weeks pregnant, who are having one baby, do not have a history of kidney stones and do not have insulin dependent diabetes

Age Range

newborn - 50

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Yes

Duration of Participation

Approximately two years.

Minors Included

Yes

Contact

Research personnel: 503-494-5598

Sponsor

National Institutes of Health

Recruitment End

01/07/2015

Compensation Provided

Yes

Compensation

You will be reimbursed up to $25 for each study visit that involves blood draws and / or diet histories and $100 for travel mileage, childcare, and inconvenience for pulmonary function tests that require travel to the hospital for the study. You may receive up to $250 for the study as a whole for travel/time expenses. The study coordinator will answer any questions you may have about these reimbursement.


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