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Trial Name Trial ID Main Coordinating Centre
and contact
Status Recruitment Topic Participants Details
WASH*T - Effect of transfusion of washed red blood cells on neonatal outcome: a randomised controlled trial ACTRN12613000237785 Women's & Children's Hospital, SA michael.stark@adelaide.edu.au Currently recruiting Transfusion, Immunology and Neonatal Outcomes Infants born with a gestational age up to 28 weeks 6 days clinically requiring a packed red blood cell transfusion transfusion.
FIB-UPFRONT PPH - The effect of Upfront Administration of Fibrinogen concentrate on total blood volume loss in Obstetric Haemorrhage ? A Pilot study ACTRN12614000691640 National Women's Health, Auckland City Hospital jayv@adhb.govt.nz Currently recruiting Severe postpartum haemorrahge
Fibrinogen concentrate
Postpartum women with haemorrhage > 1500 mL who meet ROTEM point-of-case testing criteria for treatment with fibrinogen concentrate or placebo
STREAM - Effect of ovarian stimulation on oocyte quality and embryonic aneuploidy: a prospective, randomised controlled trial ACTRN12616001539426 School of Women’s &amp, Children’s Health, Royal Hospital for Women, NSW 2031
Prof William Ledger
Currently recruiting Reproductive medicine, IVF, ovarian stimulation Women undergoing fertility treatment
NIPA Trial (Nifedipine for improving Implantation and Pregnancy rates in ART) Does nifedipine improve implantation and pregnancy rates in women undergoing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF)/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) cycles? ACTRN12617000213347 Melbourne IVF, East Melbourne, VIC, 3002
Dr Alex Polyakov
Currently recruiting Reproductive medicine, IVF implantation, nifedipine Women
PROVIDE - Impact of Protein IVN on Development: for extremely low birthweight babies, does higher intravenous protein intake in the first 5 days after birth improve neurodevelopmental outcome, growth and body composition through to 2 years of age? ACTRN12612001084875 Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Barbara Cormack bcormack@adhb.govt.nz Currently recruiting
IMPACT reviewed
Protein, intravenous nutrition, neurodevelopment Birthweight <1000 g
HUMBA - Healthy mUMs and Babies Trial. A four-armed randomised controlled demonstration trial of a multifaceted dietary intervention and probiotic capsules in obese pregnant women in the Counties Manukau Health region ACTRN12615000400561 HUMBA room, Community Midwifery area, Building2, Level 2, 19 Lambie Drive,
Manukau, Auckland Contact: Rennae Taylor, Email: r.taylor@auckland.ac.nz
Currently recruiting Probiotics, Nutritional intervention, Birthweight, Gestational weight gain Non-diabetic obese women with a singleton pregnancy
CHiPS Study - Weaning preterm infants with a gestational age (GA) of <30 weeks from respiratory support: a comparison of duration of respiratory support with heated humidified high flow nasal cannula (HHHFNC) and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) ACTRN12615000077561 Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau DHB, Neonatal Unit, Joanne Clements
Currently recruiting Preterm infants
Weaning study
High flow nasal cannula
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
Infants born at <30 weeks gestational age. Required to have been stable on CPAP 6cmH20 for at least 48 hours are eligible for study
PROTECT - Can Pentoxifylline improve long-term outcomes in preterm infants with late-onset sepsis or necrotizing enterocolitis? A pragmatic, randomized, controlled trial ACTRN12616000405415 NHMRC Clinical Trial Centre, NSW

Currently recruiting
IMPACT reviewed
Preterm infant sepsis and inflammation, neurodevelopment Born at less than 29 weeks gestational age with suspected late-onset sepsis or necrotizing enterocolitis
ORIP - Omega-3 fats to reduce the incidence of prematurity ACTRN12613001142729 Women`s and Children`s Health Research Institute, SA (WCH) jo.zhou@adelaide.edu.au Currently recruiting Preterm birth ? prevention and treatment. Maternal nutrition Women at less than 20 weeks' gestation
Efficacy of the Eating4Two smartphone application for the prevention of excessive gestational weight gain ACTRN12617000169347 University of Canberra, Bruce ACT, 2601
Prof Deborah Davis
Currently recruiting Pregnancy, maternal weight gain, smart phone application Pregnant women
Evaluation of physiotherapy management in pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain ACTRN12614000472673 Westmead Hospital, Sydney NSW Australia. Ms Dragana Ceprnja dragana.ceprnja@health.nsw.gov.au Currently recruiting Pelvic girdle pain, physiotherapy Pregnant women with pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain
Evaluation of the C2u Project - Evaluation of the effectiveness of an infant and family health and wellbeing text message intervention (Connecting 2u) in supporting expectant and new parents ACTRN12616000072415 Children's Health Queensland, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Ms Cindy Dawson
Currently recruiting Parenting support Pregnant women
Oxytocin as an adjunct to interaction coaching and baby massage to improve bonding in the early postpartum ACTRN12609000483257 The University of New South Wales rmcerlean@psy.unsw.edu.au Currently recruiting Parenting
MoodGYM - Online cognitive behaviour therapy (MoodGYM) for the prevention of postnatal depression in at-risk mothers: a randomised controlled trial ACTRN12609001032246 Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University bethany.jones@anu.edu.au Currently recruiting Parental social and emotional wellbeing
GRoW - Metformin and dietary advice to improve insulin sensitivity and promote gestational restriction of weight in pregnant women who are obese - a randomised trial ACTRN12612001277831 Discipline of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide andrea.deussen@adelaide.edu.au Currently recruiting Obesity. Maternal nutrition Women with a singleton, live gestation between 10 +0 and 20 +0 weeks gestation with a BMI above or equal to 30 kg/m2 at their first antenatal visit.
The impact of continuity of care on weight gain in obese pregnant women ACTRN12610001078044 Deakin University cate.nagle@deakin.edu.au Currently recruiting Obesity
ProNose study - A randomised trial of a nasal barrier dressing to reduce nasal trauma in very preterm infants receiving continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) treatment ACTRN12616000438459 The Royal Women's Hospital ; Level 7, 20 Flemington Road; Parkville, VIC 3052; Australia
Dr Brett Manley
Currently recruiting Newborn, respiratory, preterm, nasal trauma Preterm newborns
EPAR study - Early PARacetamol (EPAR) to promote early closure of the ductus arteriosus in preterm infants ACTRN12616001517460 Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Barker St, Randwick NSW 2031
Dr Timothy Schindler
Currently recruiting Newborn, preterm, ductus arteriosus Preterm newborns
TASTE - Effect of smell and taste to improve nutrition in very preterm babies ACTRN12617000583347 Neonatal Critical Care Unit, Mater Mothers' Hospital, QLD 4101
Dr Friederike Beker
Currently recruiting Newborn, nutrition, preterm, tube feeding Very preterm newborns
PAEAN - Preventing Adverse Outcomes of Neonatal Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy with Erythropoietin: a randomised placebo controlled multicentre clinical trial ACTRN12614000669695 NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney


+61 2 9562 5000

Currently recruiting
IMPACT reviewed
Newborn – developmental
HUMID Study - A comparison of humidified and unconditioned gases in the delivery room for stabilising preterm infants less than 30 weeks gestation at birth ACTRN12613000093785 The Royal Women's Hospital, Vic lorraine.mcgrory@thewomens.org.au Currently recruiting Newborn resuscitation
To2rpido Study - Targeted Oxygenation in the Resuscitation of Premature Infants and their Developmental Outcome. (formally recorded as) Feasibility of Multinational Trial of Targeted Oxygen for the Resuscitation of Premature Infants and their Development ACTRN12610001059055 Dept of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, NSW ju.oei@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au Currently recruiting Newborn resuscitation
EVARO study (Enteral vitamin A to improve Respiratory Outcomes) Oral vitamin A for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants: a randomised controlled trial ACTRN12616000408482 Department of Neonatal Paediatrics, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Subiaco, WA 6008
Dr Abhijeet Rakshasbhuvankar
Currently recruiting Newborn respiratory, extremely preterm, chronic lung disease prevention Extremely preterm newborns
In very preterm infants who are being extubated to nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), does a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) recruitment maneuvre post extubation improve global and regional end-expiratory lung volume CPAP Study ACTRN12610000167066 Royal Women's Hospital, Vic risha.bhatia@thewomens.org.au Currently recruiting Newborn respiratory
Targeted Delivery Suite Intervention Study (TARDIS). A randomised controlled trial of modes of ventilatory support in preterm babies from point of delivery to the neonatal intensive care unit ACTRN12609000986279 Nepean Hospital mark.tracy@swahs.health.nsw.gov.au Currently recruiting Newborn respiratory
DIAMOND - DIfferent Approaches to MOderate & later preterm Nutrition: Determinants of feed tolerance, body composition and development ACTRN12616001199404 Liggins Institute, University of Auckland
Currently recruiting
IMPACT endorsed
Newborn nutrition Newborn body composition Neurodevelopment Preterm babies between 32+0 - 35+6 admitted to the neonatal unit requiring IV insertion
A randomised control trial (RCT) of enhanced parenting to improve developmental outcomes in preterm infants ACTRN12612000194864 University of Queensland
Currently recruiting Newborn developmental. Parenting
MAGENTA - Does antenatal magnesium sulphate given to women at risk of preterm birth between 30 and 34 weeks' gestation reduce the risk of death or cerebral palsy in their children? - a randomised controlled trial. ACTRN126110000491965 University of Adelaide, Clinical Trial Manager Pat Ashwood +61 8 8161 7767
Currently recruiting
IMPACT reviewed
Neuroprotection, Antenatal magnesium sulphate, Cerebral palsy
Women at risk of preterm birth between 30 and 34 weeks’ gestation where birth is planned or definitely expected within 24 hours, have a singleton or twin pregnancy, no contraindications to the use of antenatal magnesium sulphate
HUNTER trial - High-flow nasal cannulae use in non-tertiary centres for early respiratory distress in newborn infants ACTRN12614001203640 Dr Brett Manley, Newborn Research Centre, The Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville, VIC Currently recruiting Neonatology, Respiratory Distress, Preterm Infants, CPAP
Preterm and term infants admitted to non-tertiary nurseries with respiratory distress
HINT 2 - Hyperglycaemia in Neonates Trial. Computer determined insulin dosage in the management of neonatal hyperglycaemia ACTRN12614000492651 University of Auckland; Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth Health, Jane Alsweiler, j.alsweiler@auckland.ac.nz Currently recruiting Neonatal hyperglycaemia, Insulin
Extremely preterm babies with neonatal hyperglycaemia
OPTIMIST-A - Multicentre randomised controlled trial of minimally-invasive surfactant therapy in preterm infants 25-28 weeks gestation on continuous positive airway pressure ACTRN12611000916943 : NCT02140580 Menzies Institute, UTAS (optimist.trial@utas.edu.au) Currently recruiting Minimally-invasive surfactant therapy, preterm infant, respiratory distress syndrome Preterm infants 25-28 weeks gestation on CPAP
BEAR - An effect of antenatal and postanatal maternal support programs on attachment and resilience for mums and infants: A randomised controlled trial ACTRN12615000684527 Centre for Women’s Mental Health, RWH – Dr Angela Komiti (Project Coordinator): angelaak@unimelb.edu.au Currently recruiting Maternal mental health; early intervention; attachment Pregnant women referred for mental health services at RWH
A micronutrient intervention for pregnant women experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety ACTRN12617000354381 Mental Health and Nutrition Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 8140
Prof Julia Rucklidge
Currently recruiting Maternal mental health, micronutrients Pregnant women
Integrated e-Screening for Postnatal Depression and Anxiety ACTRN12616001217493 Parent-Infant Research Institute, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, VIC 3081
Prof Jeannette Milgrom
Currently recruiting Maternal mental health, postnatal depression screening Pregnant women
SEED (Sleep, Eat, Emotions, and Development): Enhancing sleep and wellbeing in mothers and infants ACTRN12616001462471 Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, Sleep Program, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3800
Dr Bei Bei
Currently recruiting Maternal and infant wellbeing, sleep Pregnant women
Foley Catheter Latex versus Silicone for Cervical Ripening Prior to Term Induction of Labour: a randomized controlled trial ACTRN12615000795594 Westmead Hospital; Dr Terry McGee, Terry.McGee@health.nsw.gov.au Currently recruiting Latex; Silicon; Foley catheter This is a prospective randomized clinical trial that is carried out in the Day Assessment Unit and the Birth Unit (the usual sites of Foley catheter insertion) at Westmead Hospital . All women 16 years and over booked for cervical ripening with a Foley catheter before term induction of labour are asked to participate in the study.
Apart from the randomization of catheter material (latex v silicone) all other care will be identical to women not participating in the study.
CRUMD - Cervical Ripening Using Misoprostol vs Dinoprostone: A randomised, triple-blinded, interventional study comparing safety and efficacy in primiparous women ACTRN12616000522415 John Hunter Hospital; Lookout Rd; New Lambton Heights; NSW 2305
Dr Angela Boulton
Currently recruiting Labour, induction methods, cervical ripening Pregnant women
POT-OUT Study - Persistent Occiput Transverse: OUTcomes following manual rotation. ACTRN12613000005752 Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW hala.phipps@sswahs.nsw.gov.au Currently recruiting Labour and intrapartum care
PO-PROM - Prostaglandin gel versus oxytocin for induction of labour in term prelabour rupture of membranes ACTRN12612000093886 Department of Obstetrics, Ipswich Hospital kassam_mahomed@health.qld.gov.au Currently recruiting Labour and intrapartum care
A RCT of pregnant women being monitored during labour with ST analysis monitoring and cardiotocography compared to being monitored with cardiotocography alone in order to reduce caesarean section whilst still having comparable outcomes for the baby. ACTRN12615001308583 Women's & Children's Hospital, Adelaide chrisswilkinson@mac.com Currently recruiting Labour and intrapartum care Women >= 18 years, gestation >36 completed weeks, expected to labour and deliver vaginally, singleton fetus, cephalic presentation, suitable for STan monitoring.
Determination of equivalent doses (ED50) of metaraminol and phenulephrine needed to prevent hypotension during elective caesarean section under regional anaesthesia King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women (KEMH) nolan.mcdonnell@health.wa.gov.au Currently recruiting Labour and intrapartum care
SEETAP Trial - Evaluation of needle visibility during insertion of ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks for women undergoing lower abdominal surgery ACTRN12612000549820 King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women, WA melanie_bloor@hotmail.com Currently recruiting Labour and intrapartum care
ICARIS - Impact of Caesarean Rates following Injections of Sterile Water: a randomised controlled trial ACTRN12611000221954 Mater Health Services nigel.lee@mater.org.au Currently recruiting Labour and intrapartum care
PROTECTIVE - A study to assess whether two different doses of antenatal intravenous iron administration (500 mg and 1000mg ferric carboxymaltose) are equivalent in replenishing and sustaining iron stores successfully in pregnant iron deficient women ACTRN12615000950561 Lyell McEwin Hospital, A/Prof Bernd Froessler Currently recruiting IV iron in pregnancy and post-partum Pregnant and post partum women
PINC BALLOON Study - Prostaglandin Inpatient Induction of labour Compared with BALLOon Outpatient iNduction of labour: a randomised controlled trial ACTRN12614000039684 Mater Mother's Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland Australia. Dr Michael Beckmann (Chief Investigator) michael.beckmann@mater.org.au Currently recruiting Induction of labour, IOL, pregnancy All women with live singleton pregnancies >37 weeks booked for induction of labour for post-term, social or elective reasons and require cervical priming.
ACDC - Aboriginal Cord Delayed Clamping Study: Investigating delayed cord clamping versus immediate cord clamping for term newborn Aboriginal infants from remote Aboriginal communities ACTRN12612000071820 Menzies School of Health Research melanie.hanson@menzies.edu.au Currently recruiting Indigenous maternal/perinatal health
hPOD - Hypoglycaemia prevention in newborns with oral dextrose ACTRN12614001263684 Distinguished Prof Jane Harding, Principal Investigator, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, +6493737599 ext 86439, j.harding@auckland.ac.nz

Kelly Fredell, Clinical Research Coordinator, Research Development Coordinator,
Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142,
+64 9 923 7720 Ext 87720, k.fredell@auckland.ac.nz
Currently recruiting In newborn infants at risk of hypoglycaemia does prophylactic oral dextrose gel compared to placebo reduce admission to Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Newborn babies at risk of hypoglycaemia
TARGET - Optimal glycaemic targets for gestational diabetes: the randomised trial ACTRN12615000282583 Liggins Institute, target@auckland.ac.nz Currently recruiting Gestational diabetes, glycemic control, birthweight Women with gestational diabetes
GEMS - Gestational diabetes trial of detection thresholds: Impact on health and costs ACTRN12615000290594 Liggins Institute, GEMS@auckland.ac.nz Currently recruiting Gestational diabetes, diagnostic thresholds, birthweight Women at >24 weeks’ gestation having a oral glucose tolerance test for gestational diabetes
TRAMOD Trial - A comparison of the overall pain scores post elective caesarean section, when initial intraoperative analgesia is given intravenously (IV) versus per rectum (PR). ACTRN12615000997550 The Northern Hospital, Victoria, Dr. Darren Lowen, dlowen@gmp.usyd.edu.au Currently recruiting Elective caesarean section, peripartum analgesia Parturients aged 18+, requesting an elective caesarean section of a singleton pregnancy and able to understand English sufficiently well for a telephone conversation