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Developing Brain Institute

Clinical Trials for Pregnant Women: FAQs

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is fetal MRI, and is it safe for me and my baby?

What are the benefits of participating in our studies?

Are there risks to participating in our studies?

How can I participate as a healthy control?

Is there any charge for participating in our studies?

How many babies have been enrolled in our studies so far?

Join a Trial

If you'd like to learn more about our clinical trials and how you can collaborate with us or participate in one of our clinical trials, please contact our research team:
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Benefits to participants in our clinical trials include:

  • Free parking during your visits to Children's National
  • $75 after each visit in gratitude for your participation in our study
  • MRI images of your baby