Clinical studies in babies and children

From how best to feed preterm babies to preventing low blood sugars in newborns, find out about our current studies in babies and children and how you can get involved.


The DIAMOND Study is looking at different ways of providing nutritional support to preterm babies learning how to breastfeed.

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The Infant Complementary Feeding Study is examining whether feeding babies a specific food has a positive effect on gut bacteria and infection protection.

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The hPOD study is trying to find out if giving a dextrose (sugar) gel to at-risk babies can stop their blood sugars going too low when they are born.

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We're investigating whether paracetamol compared with ibuprofen, given to babies for fever and pain, increases the risk of asthma.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Studies

If your baby has been admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), you may be invited to take part in one of these studies.

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