Protocols and policies

Project Viva is a longitudinal pre-birth cohort study. Since 1999, Project Viva has collected high quality data in the following focus areas.

Maternal pregnancy and post-partum health outcomes
Child pregnancy and birth outcomes
Child obesity and cardio-metabolic outcomes
Child asthma and allergies
Child development
Epigenetics and genetics


In this section, you will find more information about our refined protocols and policies, including the following.

Project Viva Child Cohort Data Collection Protocol
Project Viva Women's Health Data Collection Protocol
Manual of operations (current and previous versions)
Viva Policies for Using our Data
Viva Genetic Data Policy
Viva Epigenetic Data Policies
Guidelines for Analyzing and Reporting Project Viva Data
Anthropometry data collection protocol
Biospecimen Processing Protocols
Wide Range Assessment of Visual Motor Abilities (WRAVMA) drawing scoring