Assessing the Effect of Vitamin C on Infant Lung Function When Given to Pregnant Women Who Smoke
To determine if daily supplemental vitamin C can help the lungs of babies born to mothers who can not quit smoking during pregnancy.
Pregnant women who can not quit smoking during pregnancy.
The pulmonary function of babies born to moms who can not quit smoking during pregnancy.
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
newborn - 50
Healthy Volunteers Needed
Duration of Participation
Approximately two years.
Research personnel: 503-494-5598
National Institutes of Health
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.