Title

Preventing Early Childhood Obesity, Part 1 (PECO 1): Family Spirit Nurture, 3-9 Months, Preventing Early Childhood Obesity, Part 2 (PECO 2): Family Spirit Nurture, Prenatal-18 Months

Date

2017

Author(s)

Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health

Type of Product

Data Report

Model(s)

  • Family Spirit

Description

Purpose: Assess obesity risks and dental diseases in American Indian families through two programs.
Example Topics Addressed: 
Prenatal home-based lessons that cover breastfeeding, reduced screen time, and maternal psychosocial well-being
Sugar sweetened beverage intake vs. water intake among mothers and infants
Community-based education to increase effective parenting

Data Collection Methods

  • Interviews
  • Parent-child observations
  • Program administrative record reviews
  • Site visits

Status

Ongoing

For More Information

Topics

  • Program Enhancements, Innovations, and Promising Approaches