Research Studies

Baby Brain Development Research Study
Help us determine the effects of cigarette smoke on Baby Brain Development. We are currently enrolling pregnant women and new moms who smoked at any time during pregnancy, or lived with a smoker at any time during pregnancy. Participating in the study will take about five hours over the course of 3 - 4 visits to our UNC offices. Participants earn up to $230 for full participation.
LOVE Study
Help us determine how infant feeding affects weight gain, inflammation and cardiovascular activity during the first postpartum year. We are currently enrolling PREGNANT FIRST-TIME MOMS who plan to formula feed their babies. Moms will visit us at 34-38 weeks of pregnancy, and once at each of the postpartum months 2, 6 and 12. Participants earn up to $565 for full participation.