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Greenlight Plus Study: Approaches to Early Childhood Obesity Prevention

A randomized controlled trial enrolling 900 parent-infant dyads (English and Spanish speaking) comparing Greenlight (control), a behavioral intervention focusing on nutrition, physical activity, media use, and sleep as compared to Greenlight Plus (intervention) which includes the above materials plus a health information technology (HIT) intervention aimed at supporting family goal‐setting and behavior change during well-child checks throughout the first 2 years of life.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Collaborator: University of Miami

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Greenlight Plus
  • Behavioral: Greenlight




Inclusion Criteria:

For this study, eligible caregiver/infant dyads will be those with:

   1. an English‐ or Spanish‐speaking parent/legal guardian,

   2. infant born in the newborn nursery with plans to have care in the local clinic OR
   presenting in that clinic for the first newborn visit (1‐14 days of life),

   3. attendance at first newborn clinic visit

   4. no plans to leave the clinic within 2 years

   5. Completion of baseline data collection (survey data, child weight and length measures
   prior to randomization).

   6. Own a smartphone with access to data services

Exclusion Criteria:

Infant exclusion criteria:

   1. born prior to 34 weeks gestation or birth weight <1500 grams; weight <3rd %tile at
   enrollment (World Health Organization growth curves); or

   2. any chronic medical problem that may affect weight gain (e.g., metabolic disease,
   uncorrected congenital heart disease, renal disease, high‐calorie formula; cleft
   palate; Down syndrome).

Caregiver exclusion criteria include:

   1. <18 years old;

   2. serious mental or neurologic illness that impairs ability to consent/participate;

   3. poor visual acuity (corrected vision worse than 20/50 with Rosenbaum Screener).

Ages Eligible for Study

N/A - 14 Days

Genders Eligible for Study


Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Not Recruiting