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Special Projects

Healthy Beginnings

Healthy BeginningsHealthy Beginnings is a randomized, controlled trial testing the efficacy of a lifestyle intervention to promote healthy weight gain in pregnancy in overweight/obese women. Participants are randomized to a lifestyle intervention or standard care. The intervention includes structured meal plans, physical activity and behavioral strategies. The study is a collaboration with the Marian Hospital/Brown Medical School. This study is part of a consortium of studies funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Progress:

This trial has started and is actively recruiting.

Want to participate or learn more about Healthy Beginnings? Call Anna Brannen at 805-756-5365

Pregnant?

If you're recently pregnant, please click here to recieve information about Healthy Beginnings.

Contact Info

Photo Name Position Email Phone
Suzanne Phelan Suzanne Phelan, PhD Faculty Advisor sphelan@calpoly.edu 805-756-2087
Anna Brannen Anna Brannen Project Coordinator acbranne@calpoly.edu 805-756-5365