We want to learn how the nutrition in eggs eaten by a breastfeeding mom will help improve the brain function of her baby through the nutrients in the mother's milk.
We will ask the mother to eat either a whole egg or egg whites 5 times a week for 3 months while exclusively breastfeeding. Your baby will be tested at 4.5 months with a developmental milestones test and at 6 months on a recognition memory test. Saliva, blood, and breastmilk samples will be taken. Diet will be recorded.
$75 Visa gift card at each visit (total $225)
Requirements for healthy volunteers are different than for those with a specific condition. If you are interested in becoming a healthy volunteer for this study, use the below categories to determine if you are able to participate.
Nutrition Research Institute
Clinical or Medical
Brain, Head, Nervous System
Eating, Nutrition, and Metabolism
Healthy Volunteer or General Population
Parents of Children