Journal of Midwifery Reproductive Health
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Aims & scope:

The Journal of Midwifery & Reproductive health (JMRH) is a peer-reviewed free open access quarterly journal of Nursing & Midwifery School, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran. This professional journal provides a venue for the publication of research relevant to midwifery and reproductive health practice by specialists and researchers in various disciplines including midwifery, reproductive health, maternal and child health, obstetrics and gynecology, sexual health promotion, women's health and nursing. It publishes quantitative and qualitative original articles, review articles, short communications, case reports and letters to the editor in a broad range of clinical and interdisciplinary topics including sexual and reproductive health, maternal and child health, safe pregnancy and normal childbirth, adolescent health, family planning, menopause, screening of gynecological cancers, infertility holistic care, women's mental health, psychosocial and ethical aspects of women’s health, counseling and educational interventions in reproductive health and midwifery, women’s empowerment and reproductive rights.

Peer Review Policy:

All submitted research articles to this journal will be undergoing rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous reviewing by independent reviewers.


Accreditation for Articles Published In JMRH

The Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health (JMRH) announces that it has been accredited by the Iranian Medical Journal Accreditation Commission at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education as a “Research-Scientific Journal”. All the articles published in the journal will receive the research scores for academic promotions.  Click here to view the accreditation letter

JMRH also is indexed in different databases including CINAHL, EBSCO, Google Scholar, IMEMR, ISC, SID, DOAJ, EMBASE, Magiran and Iranmedex. The process of indexing JMRH in some other databases such as Scopus and PubMed is ongoing.

We invite all academics, researchers and students to submit their prestigious articles pertinent to the aim and scope of the journal to be reviewed in the shortest period of time.

Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 1986-2133 


1. Reflections upon the conduct of phenomenological interviews

Pages 1986-1987

Somayeh Alirezaei; Robab Latifnejad Roudsari

Review Article

2. The Effect of Maternal Position on Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Pages 1988-2004

Kobra Mirzakhani; Fatemeh Zahra Karimi; Atieh Mohamadzadeh Vatanchi; Fakhera Feroz Zaidi; khadijeh Mirzaei Najmabadi

Original Research Article

3. Male partners' knowledge and practices of antenatal care in district Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: A cross-sectional study

Pages 2005-2015

Muhammad Younas; Yasmin Parpio; Tazeen Saeed Ali; Safia Awan

6. The Effect of Back Massage with and without Ginger Oil on the Pain Intensity in the Active Phase of Labor in Primiparous Women

Pages 2033-2040

Marzyeh Azizi; Sedigheh Yousefzadeh; Hassan Rakhshandeh; Hamid Reza Behnam; Masoumeh Mirteymouri

10. Women’s Reproductive Health Status in Urban Slums in Southeast Iran in 2017: A Cross-sectional Study

Pages 2069-2082

Samira Khayat; Mahrokh Dolatian; Hamed Fanaei; Ali Navidian; Zohreh Mahmoodi; Amir Kasaeian


15. Tips to Increase Citation to Scientific Papers

Pages 2126-2128

Mojgan Nazari

Case Report

16. Pregnancy in a Rudimentary Horn with a Live 19-Weeks Fetus: a Case Report

Pages 2129-2133

Mitra EftekhariYazdi; Forough Mortazavi

Publication Information


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