What is NiPPeR?
Researchers in the United Kingdom (Southampton), Singapore and New Zealand (Auckland) from the EpiGen Global Research Consortium are trialling the use of a combination of nutrients and probiotics before and during pregnancy in a bid to improve the health of mothers and their babies.
What does NiPPeR stand for?
The trial’s full title is: Nutritional Intervention Preconception and during Pregnancy to maintain healthy glucosE levels and offspRing health (NiPPeR).
What is unique about the NiPPeR trial?
• Women will be followed from pre-conception through pregnancy and their baby’s first year of life.
• Participants will belong to at least five different ethnic groups in three geographical locations (UK, Singapore and New Zealand).