Clinical trials

We frequently invite mothers and babies to participate in clinical trials and follow-up studies investigating maternal and perinatal care.

Child in the Liggins Institute Clinical Research Unit

See which clinical studies we’re currently recruiting babies and children for.

See what’s happening
child assessment

Many of our studies are now in the follow-up phase to assess children’s development as they grow up.

Find out what’s in follow-up
toddler and baby

Papers have been published and clinical guidelines have been changed as a result of some of our complete studies.

See our complete studies
midwife appointment

This New Zealand wide initiative was established in 2016 to develop and enhance maternal and perinatal health clinical trial research across the country.

Distinguished Professor Dame Jane Harding explains the importance of collaborative clinical research

The importance of clinical research

Collaborative clinical research helps to improve health outcomes for people at every age and stage. Distinguished Professor Jane Harding explains the far-reaching benefits.