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UCSF

ObGyn&RS

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Factors of Labor Progression Study

Principal Investigator: Pamela Flood, MD
Goal:

To study the relationship between genetic makeup and the childbirth and labor experience.

Eligibility:

GA>24, no major fetal anomalies.

Study components:

At a prenatal UCSF visit, patients are asked for a spit sample and to consent to allow researchers to extract information, such as length of labor and analgesics used, from their labor charts. Spit sample collection generally takes no more than 5 minutes.

Compensation:

No.

Interested to learn more?

Please contact Nikki Sidhu for more information.