Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015

  • Premenstrual Symptoms among Students in Health Institutions in Zaria, Northern Nigeria

    Hajaratu U. Sulayman, Nana H. Madugu, Abimbola O. D. Kolawole, Polite Onwuhafua

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 13 January 2015
    Accepted: 23 January 2015
    Published: 2 February 2015
    Abstract: Introduction: About 90% of menstruating women get advanced warning of an approaching period because of the physical and/or psychological changes in the days before the period begins. Many women have mild symptoms and in a few it may be severe. This study intends to find the commonest symptoms among students in health institutions in Zaria, Northern... Show More
  • Psychosocial Morbidity in Women Attending an Infertility Clinic in Northwestern Nigeria: ‘Its the Worst Misfortune of a Woman’

    Mustapha Aisha, Adesiyun Adebiyi Gbadebo, Yusuf Abdulkareem Jika, Abdullahi Jibril Randawa, Lawal Biliaminu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: 29 December 2014
    Accepted: 22 January 2015
    Published: 3 February 2015
    Abstract: Background: Infertility is a problem of global proportions. It is the most important reproductive health concern of women. Generally, the female is held responsible for virtually all cases of infertility. The men folk are held as above board. Consequent upon this, the woman is humiliated, isolated, derided, rebuffed and abused. This abuse could be ... Show More
  • Evaluation of Specific Spinal Segmental Stabilizing Exercises in the Treatment of Antenatal Low Back Pain

    Fayiz El-Shamy

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: 17 January 2015
    Accepted: 29 January 2015
    Published: 10 February 2015
    Abstract: Aims: To investigate the effect of specific lumbar stabilizing exercises on relieving antenatal low back pain. Study design: A randomized clinical controlled trial. Place and Duration of study: Department of Obstetrics (antenatal clinic), Kafelsheikh general hospital - Kafelsheikh, between October 2014 and January 2015. Methodology: Twenty pregnant... Show More
  • Listeriosis in Pregnant Women in Morocco: A Case Report

    Youssef Benabdejlil, Mostafa Chegri, Jaouad Kouach, Driss Moussaoui, Mohamed Dehayni

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2015
    Pages: 18-20
    Received: 26 January 2015
    Accepted: 1 February 2015
    Published: 11 February 2015
    Abstract: Listeriosis is a rare infectious disease. Pregnant women with listeriosis represent 1/3 of all listeriosis cases. Listeriosis is a foodborne disease. Sporadic as well as epidemic cases of listeriosis are usually related to contaminated processed food, especially meat dishes served in fast-food restaurants and dairy products. Pregnant women are at a... Show More