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 11, No 2 (June 2017)

Table of Contents

Review Articles

A Review on the Assessment of the Efficacy of Common Treatments in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome on Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus PDF XML
Sareh Dashti, Latiffah Abdul Latiff, Nor Afiah Binti Mohd Zulkefli, Anisah Binti Baharom, Halimatus Sakdiah Minhat, Habibah Abdul Hamid, Maimunah Ismail, Ali Jafarzadeh Esfehani, Azrin Shah Abu Bakar, Nur Amirah Inani Binti Sabri Pages: 56-66

Original Articles

Effects of Social Support and Self-Efficacy on Maternal Prenatal Cares Among the First-Time Pregnant Women, Iranshahr, Iran PDF XML
Hossien Izadirad, Shamsoddin Niknami, Iraj Zareban, Alireza Hidarnia Pages: 67-73
Level of Vitamin E in Follicular Fluid and Serum and Oocyte Morphology and Embryo Quality in Patients Undergoing IVF Treatment PDF XML
Mohammad Hadi Bahadori, Seyedeh Hajar Sharami, Fereshteh Fakor, Forozan Milani, Davoud Pourmarzi, Seyedeh Fatemeh Dalil-Heirati Pages: 74-81
Comparison of the Effects of Dry Cupping and Acupressure at Acupuncture Point (BL23) on the Women with Postpartum Low Back Pain (PLBP) Based on Short Form McGill Pain Questionnaires in Iran: A Randomized Controlled Trial PDF XML
Zahra Yazdanpanahi, Mehrnoush Ghaemmaghami, Marzieh Akbarzadeh, Najaf Zare, Amir Azisi Pages: 82-89
Effect of Exposure to Air Pollution on Placental Weight in Isfahan-Iran PDF XML
Hatav Ghasemi Tehrani, Setare Fallah, Nafiseh Mozafarian, Sareh Miranzadeh, Shokooh Sadeghi, Azam Azidhak Pages: 90-96
Association of Blood and Seminal Plasma Cadmium and Lead Levels With Semen Quality in Non-Occupationally Exposed Infertile Men in Abakaliki, South East Nigeria PDF XML
Ademola C Famurewa, Emmanuel I Ugwuja Pages: 97-103
Effect of Vaginal Hygiene Module to Attitudes and Behavior of Pathological Vaginal Discharge Prevention Among Female Adolescents in Slemanregency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia PDF XML
Sumarah Sumarah, Hesty Widyasih Pages: 104-109
Reproductive Health Services Utilization and Associated Factors Among Adolescents in Anchar District, East Ethiopia PDF XML
Mustafa Geleto Ansha, Challi Jira Bosho, Fikru Tafese Jaleta Pages: 110-118