The cash reimbursement and gift cards provided to you as part of your participation are meant to cover expenses for attending the clinic visit(s) and be a gesture of gratitude, respectively, for your time and efforts dedicated to this research study. They in no way should add undue pressure to complete the study components and/or sample collections. You are at liberty to withdraw from the study or decline from completing any study components at any time.
If you choose to participate to the BLOOM Premature Child Study (PCS), you will receive a $50.00 gift card at the start of the study. When you do the first two questionnaires you will receive a $25.00 gift card for each. You will also receive $50.00 in cash at each clinic visit.
For similar questions regarding any other BLOOM studies, please reach out to our clinical research assistant here.