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Healthy Beginnings

Meets DHHS criteria for an evidenced based model

Last Updated: June 2015

Effects Shown in Research & Outcome Measure Details for Child Development and School Readiness Outcomes

Impact Studies Rated Moderate

Wen, L. M., Baur, L. A., Simpson, J. M., Rissel, C., & Flood, V. M. (2011). Effectiveness of an early intervention on infant feeding practices and "tummy time": A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 165(8), 701-707.
Show Study Effects Details
Outcome Effect Sample Timing of Follow-Up Sample Size Program Group Comparison Group Mean Difference or Odds Ratio
Statistical Significance
Effect Size
Outcome Type
Child use of cup Favorable Sydney, Australia Healthy Beginnings Trial 12 months 527 mothers Unadjusted mean = 0.92 Unadjusted mean = 0.85 MD = 0.07 Statistically significant,
p = 0.01
HomVEE = 0.43 Secondary
Show Study Outcome Measure Summary
Outcome Description of Measure Data Collection Method Properties of the Outcome Measure Outcome Type
Child use of cup Percentage of mothers reporting the child used a cup Mother report Not applicable Secondary