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Childhood and Parenting (CAP) Study

The purpose of this research study is to help us learn more about how early experiences may influence parenting for first-time mothers. This study will give us information that may inform future programs for helping new mothers cope with the transition to first time parenting.

Age & Gender

  • 18 years ~ 99 years
  • Female


North Carolina (Statewide)

What will be asked of you

1 online survey, 1 enrollment visit, 1 lab visit, 1 home visit


Up to $200

In-person visits : 3
Phone or online visits : 1
Total length of participation : 4 weeks

Looking for Healthy Volunteers

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.

Able to participate:

  • First-time mother
  • Single baby
  • Fluent in English

Not eligible if:

  • Currently pregnant
  • Taking medications for mood disorders

Contact the Team

Visit Location

100% Remote (online, phone, text)

Additional Study Information

Principal Investigator

Bharathi Zvara
Maternal and Child Health Operations

Study Topics

Child and Teen Health
Healthy Volunteer or General Population
Women's Health

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