Table 3

CHErIsH parent and child outcome measures and time points

Parent demographic informationSelf-report items and medical records.
Infant characteristicsSelf-report items and medical records.
Feeding practicesSelf-report items about breast feeding, formula feeding, complementary feeding and feeding environment.
Child dietary intakeParent rating of frequency of child consumption of prespecified foods.
Child feeding preferencesParent report of child liking of foods included in the dietary intake report by indicating ‘yes’, ‘no’ or ‘never tried’ (adapted version of the approach of Denney-Wilson et al.72 89)
Infant feeding stylesThe restrictive, pressuring and responsive subscales of the Infant Feeding Styles Questionnaire.73
Knowledge and self-efficacyThe self-efficacy subscale of Maternal Knowledge and Self-Efficacy scale.74
Infant feeding-related healthcare costsAdapted Client Resource Use Questionnaire.75
Parents will also be asked about feeding-related HCP engagement and child medicine use.
Parent HRQoLThe standardised EQ-5D-5L76 and the ICE-CAP.77
Parent stressThe perceived Stress Scale.78
Parent intervention feedbackOpen-ended question on parental thoughts about acceptability, suitability and comprehensiveness of study and intervention procedures.
Fidelity checklistSelf-report checklist of intervention receipt and enactment.
Infant biomarker samplesInfant urine and stool samples.
Parental biomarker samplesParental saliva samples and breast milk samples*
  • Tp1, baseline, prior to infant’s 2 month vaccination visit; Tp2, by the infant’s 6 month vaccination visit; Tp3, at infant’s 13 month vaccination visit.

  • *Sample collected only from breastfeeding mothers.

  • CHErIsH, Choosing Healthy Eating for Infant Health; HCP, healthcare professional; HRQoL, health-related quality of life.