Accepted for Publication: February 9, 2011.
Author Contributions: Study concept and design: Wen, Baur, Simpson, and Rissel. Analysis and interpretation of data: Wen, Baur, Simpson, and Rissel. Drafting of the manuscript: Wen. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Wen, Baur, Simpson, Rissel, and Flood. Statistical analysis: Wen and Simpson. Obtained funding: Wen, Baur, and Rissel. Administrative, technical, and material support: Wen, Baur, Rissel, and Flood. Study supervision: Baur, Simpson, and Rissel.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study is part of the Healthy Beginnings Trial funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (ID number: 393112).
Additional Contributions: We sincerely thank the associate investigators, Anita Bundy, PhD, and Lynn Kemp, PhD, and the members of the steering committee and working group for their advice and support. We thank all the families for their participation in this study. We also thank members of the project team, including Karen Wardle, Carol Davidson, Cynthia Holbeck, Dean Murphy, Lynne Ireland, Brooke Dailey, Kerrie Ruff, Kim Caines, and Angela Balafas, and thank Maria Domenico for conducting the 6 months' telephone interview. In addition, we thank James Kite and Therese Carroll for their support in setting up the database, and Hui Lan Xu for assisting with data entry and analysis. Finally, we thank Garth Alperstein, MD, for his contribution to the development of the trial and the procurement of the funding.