Our Work

Nurture: Early child care and risk of obesity

Project Objectives

This study examines potential mediators to excessive weight gain in infants over the first year of life, including feeding, physical activity, sleep, and stress, in a racially diverse cohort of 800 mother/infant dyads in Durham, NC.

Project Outcomes

Data collection is ongoing.

Project Policy Impact Description

Data collection is ongoing.


Department & School

Psychology and Neuroscience
Trinity College of Arts and Sciences



  • NIH-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

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