Mothers and Others: Family-based Obesity Prevention for Infants and Toddlers


National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Principal Investigator

Dr. Margaret (Peggy) Bentley, Nutrition

Project Run Dates

9/1/2012 to 6/30/2018



The purpose of this study is to conduct a randomized controlled trial among 468 Non-Hispanic black mothers and their families to test the efficacy of MOTHERS AND OTHERS, a multi-component home visitation program, compared to an attention control (child safety) in promoting appropriate weight gain during infancy.


Associated Publications and other materials

Study Record Detail on Clinical