Are You Eligible?

The Pennington Biomedical Research Center and Woman’s Hospital are looking for overweight and obese pregnant women in their first trimester. To qualify, volunteers must be:

  • Pregnant in the 1st trimester (week 1 through week 11)
  • 18 to 40 years old
  • Nonsmoking
  • Overweight or obese
  • Planning to deliver baby at Woman’s Hospital
  • Able to read, speak and understand English
  • Living within the Baton Rouge area for the next two years

If you are pregnant and want to find out  if you qualify for the Expecting Success study, you can: