Pregnancy Study Online (PRESTO)
What is PRESTO and why should I join?
Women are being invited to complete one online questionnaire at enrollment and every 2 months for 12 months, or until conception, whichever occurs first.
Women will also have the opportunity to invite their male partners to participate.
Half of enrolled women get a VIP membership at Kindara.com, an app that records menstrual patterns and fertility signs (available to new Kindara members only).
PRESTO is a non-profit study being conducted at Boston University. It is funded by the National Institutes of Health.
What are the eligibility requirements?
-Resident of U.S. or Canada
-Not currently using methods to prevent pregnancy (or thinking about discontinuing contraception in the next 6 months)
-Not using fertility treatments
-In a stable relationship with a male partner
-Not currently pregnant
-Willing to participate in a 12-month study
What are the study objectives?
What is required of participants?
– One online survey every 2 months for up to 12 months or until you get pregnant (10-15 minutes).
– One online diet survey 10 days after enrollment (30-40 minutes).
– If you become pregnant, one survey in early pregnancy (10-15 minutes), one survey in late pregnancy (10-15 minutes), and one survey at 6 months’ postpartum (10-15 minutes).
– Optional: male partner survey (10-15 minutes) and male dietary survey (30-40 minutes).