Home Based Phototherapy for Neonatal Jaundice

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT03933423


The main purpose of the study is to deliver community health worker based prevention, early screening and management of neonatal Jaundice using battery powered LED phototherapy device at the household level.

Official Title

Using Community Health Workers and In-home LED Phototherapy to Dramatically Reduce Brain Damage From Neonatal Jaundice in Low to Middle Income Countries: A Feasibility Trial

Stanford Investigator(s)


Inclusion Criteria:

   - The mothers are at late 2nd or early 3rd trimester of their pregnancy and agreed to
   enroll as study participants

   - They are planning to stay in the study village for the next 12 months (if a mother is
   planning to give birth at her natal home and then return, she will still not be a
   candidate for enrollment)

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Pregnant mother with confirmed multiple pregnancy.

   - Pregnant mother with medically identified psychological disorder.

   - Any known maternal danger sign.


device: Home based phototherapy and referral

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305