The EPOCH trial repository is a listing of intervention trials which have been designed to prevent obesity in early childhood and beyond.
We collate information from randomised trials where the trials have introduced preventive measures which may impact on child's growth and development.
To be included in the repository, trials must:
The primary aims of the repository are to:
To be included in our repository please provide the following information:
In the future we plan to form a collaboration of early prevention of childhood obesity researchers and eventually pool data to inform evidence based policy.
The trials are listed below and further details of trails are available here. (updated Feb 2019)
Link to protocol
The Sleeping and Intake Methods Taught to Infants and Mothers Early in Life (SLIMTIME) Project
The Healthy Lifestyles Passport Program: a Nutrition Education Program to Prevent Childhood Obesity (HLPP)
No protocol published but details of trial available https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01649115
Preventing Childhood Obesity Through Early Guidance
Early Stockholm Obesity Prevention Program (Early STOPP)
Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT)
Translating research evidence from the Healthy Beginnings Trial to prevent childhood obesity at the beginning of life: feasibility effectiveness and cost effectiveness.
Starting Early Obesity Prevention Program
Feeding Young Children Study: Bottle Weaning Intervention (NCT00756626)
|United States||Randomised parallel|
|Prevention of Obesity in Toddlers (PROBIT) Trial (NCT03131284)||Italy||Randomised parallel||https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03131284|
The BeeBOFT Study (NTR1831)
Preventing Early Childhood Obesity, Part 2: Family Spirit Nurture, Prenatal - 18 Months
|Effectiveness of a Motivational Interviewing-based Intervention From Pregnancy to 2 Years of Age. (PROGESPI)||Spain||Cluster RCT|
|Addressing Health Literacy and Numeracy to Prevent Childhood Obesity||USA||Randomised, parallel|
|Baby's First Bites: Promoting Vegetable Intake in Infants and Toddlers||Netherlands||Randomised, factorial|
|Strong Futures: A Trial of Two Primary Care Based Interventions to Promote Optimal Health in Latino Infants and Toddlers||USA||Randomised, parallel|
|"Samen Happie!" An mHealth intervention to prevent obesity through parenting||The Netherlands||Randomised, parallel|
|20||Baby-led introduction to solids (BLISS)||New Zealand||Randomised, parallel|
|21||SCHeLTI (Sino-Canadian Healthy Life Trajectory Initiative)||China||Cluster randomised|
|22||SPOON: Sustained Program for Improving Nutrition - Guatemala||Guatemala||Randomised, parallel|
|23||SPOON:Sustained Program for Improving Nutrition - Mexico (SPOON-Mexico)||Mexico||Randomised, parallel|