Review Article
2. Milk Kinship and Implications for Human Milk Banking: A Review

Virginia Thorley

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-36897

Abstract
  Context: Articles discussing human milk banking and the sharing of milk among women have increasingly been appearing in the medical and nursing literature in the early-21st century. The articles usually focus on Western-style milk banks, as well as informal ways of providing women’s milk to premature ...  Read More

Research Article
3. Obesity, Lived Experience, and the Self: A Qualitative Study of Overweight People in Iran

Ahmad Kalateh Sadati; Farnaz Rahnavard; Najmeh Ebrahimzadeh; Azam Rezaei

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-31127

Abstract
  Background: Obesity is an identity that is the result of the overweight person’s experience and perception of this problem. Objectives: The purpose of this study is to evaluate various aspects of the lived experience and changes in the self for 29 sleeve surgery patients from two hospitals in ...  Read More

Research Article
4. Body Image, Perceived Physical Fitness, Physical Activity, Body Mass Index and Age in Women

Seyed Hojjat Zamani Sani; Mahta Eskandarnejad; Zahra Fathirezaie

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-31886

Abstract
  Background: Body image is an important factor in women’s lives. Objectives: The purpose of the current study was to explore the association among body image, perceived physical fitness and its subscales, physical activity, body mass index and age in women. Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

Research Article
5. Life Satisfaction and its Determinants Among Young Iranian Women

Neil Harris; Asiyeh Salehi; Elisabeth Coyne; Bernadette Sebar

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 1-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-33184

Abstract
  Background: Satisfaction with life indicates an individual’s overall evaluation of life, which is influenced by a range of factors including socio-demographic characteristics, psychological issues, and life experiences. Objectives: The aim of this study was to explore the main determinants of ...  Read More

Research Article
6. Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Severe Pre-Eclampsia in a Population With Profound Vitamin D Deficiency

Mahmood Soveid; Nasrin Asadi; Mahnoosh Sianati

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-32665

Abstract
  Background: There is biologic and clinical evidence that links vitamin D deficiency to pre-eclampsia. The Vitamin D receptor is present in the placenta, cardiovascular system, and lymphocytes. It has anti-inflammatory, immune regulatory, and anti-hypertensive properties and facilitates placental implantation. ...  Read More

Brief Report
7. Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Women in Kerman, Iran: A Population-Based Study

Habibeh Ahmadipour; Golasa Kiarash

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-33612

Abstract
  Background: A healthy lifestyle plays an important role in promoting good health and preventing deseases. Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the promotion of healthy lifestyles for women in Kerman, Iran. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 400 women admitted to ...  Read More