Journal of Family and Reproductive Health


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The Journal of Family & Reproductive Health (JFRH) is the quarterly official journal of Vali–e–Asr Reproductive Health Research Center. This journal features fulllength, peerreviewed papers reporting original research, clinical case histories, review articles, as well as opinions and debates on topical issues. Papers published cover the scientific and medical aspects of reproductive physiology and pathology including genetics, endocrinology, andrology, embryology, gynecologic urology, fetomaternal medicine, oncology, infectious disease, public health, nutrition, surgery, menopause, family planning, infertility, psychiatry–psychology, demographic modeling, perinatalogy–neonatolgy ethics and social issues, and pharmacotherapy. A high scientific and editorial standard is maintained throughout the journal along with a regular rate of publication.


Vol 10, No 1 (March 2016)

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Comparison of Serum Levels of Vitamin D and Inflammatory Markers Between Women With Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Healthy Pregnant Control PDF XML
Fatemeh Haidari, Mohammad-Taha Jalali, Nahid Shahbazian, Mohammad-Hossein Haghighizadeh, Elham Azadegan Pages: 1- 8
Validity and Reliability of Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior Assessment Tool Among Vulnerable Women Concerning Sexually Transmitted Diseases PDF XML
Zahra Boroumandfar, Farzin Khorvash, Katayoun Taeri, Mahrdad Salehi, Ghasem Yadegarfar Pages: 9- 14
Association of Smoking With Semen Quality and µ-Calpain Level in Normospermia: A Case-Control Study PDF XML
Damoon Ashtary larky, Mohammad Ali Ghaffari, Mozhgan Noorbehbahani, Meysam Alipour Pages: 15- 20
Comparison of the Effects of Lidocaine Prilocaine Cream (EMLA) and Lidocaine Injection on Reduction of Perineal Pain During Perineum Repair in Normal Vaginal Delivery PDF XML
Roxana Kargar, Afsaneh Aghazadeh Nainie, Hamid Reza Khoddami Vishteh Pages: 21- 26
Comparison of the Effects of Two Auditory Methods by Mother and Fetus on the Results of Non-Stress Test (Baseline Fetal Heart Rate and Number of Accelerations) in Pregnant Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial PDF XML
Roghaie Khoshkholgh, Tahereh Keshavarz, Zeinab Moshfeghy, Marzieh Akbarzadeh, Nasrin Asadi, Najaf Zare Pages: 27- 34
Comparison Pregnancy Outcomes Between Minimal Stimulation Protocol and Conventional GnRH Antagonist Protocols in Poor Ovarian Responders PDF XML
Shamim Pilehvari, Ensieh Shahrokh Tehraninejad, Batool Hosseinrashidi, Fatemeh Keikhah, Fedyeh Haghollahi, Elham Aziminekoo Pages: 35- 41
Recombinant FSH Compared to Clomiphene Citrate as the First-Line in Ovulation Induction in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Using Newly Designed Pens: A Randomized Controlled Trial PDF XML
Batool Hossein-Rashidi, Bahareh Khandzad, Ensieh Shahrokh-Tehraninejad, Maryam Bagheri, Mansoureh Gorginzadeh Pages: 42- 48

Case Reports

Isolated Vaginal Neurofibroma Presenting as Vaginal Wall Cyst: A Rare Case Report With Review of Literature PDF XML
Sarita Nibhoria, Kanwardeep Kaur Tiwana, Manmeet Kaur, Richa Phutela Pages: 49- 51