Aquatics & Infant Development Study

by San Francisco State University

Study Description

Infant development researchers want to know whether using a transparent floatation device like the Otteroo influences when infants acquire specific motor skills, problem-solving skills, and communication skills.

Why Participate?

  • Contribute to the better understanding of how early water experiences affect infant development
  • Contribute valuable information that will help scientists design early aquatic interventions to help babies at risk of developmental delays
  • Get an Otteroo that’s yours to keep
  • Receive a $40 Amazon gift card at the 6 month mark, and another $40 Amazon gift card at completion of the study (12 months)

You May Qualify If:

  • Your baby is currently 0 - 2 months old
  • You have a bath tub at home

Participation Involves:

  • 5-minute questionnaire about your family
  • 8-question multiple choice survey every two weeks until baby is 6 months old
  • Ages & Stages Questionnaire® (ASQ®-3), when he/she is 2, 4, 8, and 12 months of age for which you will be provided the result

To Contact the Study Team:

David Anderson
Director, Marian Wright Edelman Institute
San Francisco State University | 415 338-6976