Review Article
2. Shifting Paradigms in Women’s Health Care: From Informed Consent to Informed Choice

Manavi Handa; Mary Donovan Sharpe

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-28194

Abstract
  Context: This article discusses the paradigm shift in health care and bioethics from the concept of informed consent to informed choice. Evidence Acquisition: Informed consent is linked to the concept of respect for autonomy-one of the four pillars of bioethics. This concept requires health care givers ...  Read More

Research Article
3. Comparing the Effects of Lidocaine Cream and Mefenamic Acid on Post Episiotomy Pain

Masoumeh Delaram; Narges Khatoon Dadkhah

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/Array

Abstract
  Background: A large number of women were affected from the Post episiotomy pain and the common method for pain relief is use of oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Objectives: With considering the adverse effects of these drugs, the aim of present study was to compare the effects of lidocaine ...  Read More

Research Article
4. Cancer-Related Self-Efficacy in Iranian Women With Breast Cancer

Zahra Kochaki Nejad; Alireza Mohajjel Aghdam; Hadi Hassankhani; Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi; Zohreh Sanaat

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-23248

Abstract
  Background: Self-efficacy refers to an individual’s belief in his or her capacity to execute behaviors necessary to produce specific achievement. Past studies have shown probable increases in self-efficacy with growing age. Iranian women with breast cancer are one decade younger than their western ...  Read More

Research Article
5. Prenatal and Maternal Outcomes in Advanced Maternal Age, a Comparative Study

Maryam Yazdani; Elnaz Amirshahi; Aria Shakeri; Reza Amirshahi; Leila Malekmakan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-23092

Abstract
  Background: The increased maternal age is associated with many prenatal and perinatal complications including stillbirth, preterm birth and cesarean delivery. Objectives: This study was carried out to investigate the prenatal and maternal outcomes among mothers older and younger than 35 in Fars province, ...  Read More

Research Article
6. The Comparison of Coping Strategies With Stress and Marital Satisfaction in Women on the Basis of Infertility Factor

Fatemeh Jafarzadeh; Mahmood Golzari; Farhad Jomehri; Seyedeh Leyla Poursamar; Kimia Sahraian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-25227

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays infertility issue has become a social concern and is associated with numerous social and psychological problems. Infertility can influence interpersonal, marital and social relationships. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the type of coping strategies regarding ...  Read More

Brief Report
7. The Reduction of Maternal Milk Proteins in Mothers Exposed to Passive Smoking: A Prospective Cohort Study

Azar Shamsi; Azam Baheiraei; Shahnaz Khaghani; Afshin Mohsenifar; Anoshirvan Kazemnejad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-24973

Abstract
  Background: The number of cigarette smokers in people of all ages and the resulting second hand smokers are increasing worldwide. Smoking at home, work or in public places puts others at risk of exposure to second hand smoke. Objectives: To study the effects of second-hand smoking on breast milk proteins. Patients ...  Read More