Frequently asked questions about the Born and Bred in Yorkshire study.

How do I join the study?

Study recruitment has now ended. Thank you for your interest.

Why are you asking women and their partners to join the study during pregnancy?

People who join the study during pregnancy can also take part in the pregnancy-related aspects of BABY, for example completing short questionnaires about their mental wellbeing.

Can I join the study after my baby is born?

Mothers of all babies due to be born in the area from the first of December 2011 onwards are being invited to join the study during their pregnancy. If they prefer, they can join the study after their baby is born.

Do I have to take part in all aspects of the study?

You can choose which parts of the study you want to join by ticking the boxes on the consent form.

What does "Hospital Number" on the registration form / family details form mean?

This is the maternity unit ID number on on a women's maternity records.

Harrogate District Hospital - This is a 6 digit number.

Hull Royal Infirmary - The number begins with "X0" or "M0" followed by five digits.

Scunthorpe & Goole - The number begins with "S" or "A" followed by six digits.

York District Hospital - The number begins with "D" and you may find it on the front of your green notes.

If you don't know your Hospital Number you can leave the field blank and we can fill it in later.

What if I don’t know my Hospital Number?

You can leave the box on the form blank and we can fill it in later.