A Study of Health for The Next Generation

Project Viva is a ground breaking longitudinal research study of women and children. The goal of Project Viva is to find ways to improve the health of mothers and their children by looking at the effects of mother's diet as well as other factors during pregnancy and after birth.

Project Viva in the News

Project Viva Investigator Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH, found that children who did not get enough sleep in early childhood were at greater risk of behavioral problems and poor executive function skills in mid-childhood.

Updated March 24, 2017

Recent Findings

A team of Project Viva Investigators, lead by Sheryl Rifas-Shiman, found that a mother's consumption of sugary beverages during pregnanct is associated with her child's weight in mid-childhood.

Updated July 24, 2017

Contact Us

P.O. Box 15710
Boston, MA 02215
E-mail: Project_Viva@hphc.org
Hotline: 1.888.888.4742 ext.44251