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The First Baby Study

About the First Baby Study

Three Pregnant Women

To be eligible for the First Baby Study, women needed to be between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of enrollment, English or Spanish speaking, pregnant with their first baby and planning to deliver in the state of Pennsylvania. All study participants agreed be interviewed a total of eight times: once before they deliver their baby, once one month after they deliver their baby and six additional times at six-month intervals (6, 12, 18, 24, 30 and 36 months after delivery).