Iranian Journal of Pediatrics (Iran J Pediatr) is a peer-reviewed medical publication that is published quarterly by the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics and Growth & Development Research Center in English. The purpose of the Iran J Pediatr is to increase knowledge, to stimulate research in all fields of Pediatrics and to promote better management of pediatric patients. To achieve this goal, the journal publishes basic, biomedical and clinical investigations on prevalent diseases relevant to pediatrics. Following categories are the main areas of the interest: Clinical management on subspecialties of pediatric fields, nutrition, epidemiology, child health and genetics. The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership.