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.


Dear authors, considering the COVID-19 pandemic, JMRH would welcome submission of manuscripts on COVID-19 and try to accelerate their review process. We are eagerly looking forward to receive your valuable manuscripts. 


Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, July 2020, Pages 2264-2382 

Review Article

2. eHealth Interventions in Prenatal and Postnatal Care in Iran: A Systematic Review

Pages 2267-2275

Monireh Abdollahi; Mahdi Gholian-Aval; Nooshin Peyman

5. The Effects of On-the-job and Workshop Training Methods on Performance of Midwives in Report Writing

Pages 2296-2302

Motahareh Loeloe; Sedigheh Yousefzadeh; Habibollah Esmaily; Seyed Ariya Hejazi

6. Assessment of Health-Promoting Lifestyle in Female Students

Pages 2303-2309

Nader Sharifi; Farangis Sharifi; Malikeh Amel Barez; Habibollah Esmaily

7. The Relationship of Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy with Pregnancy Complications

Pages 2310-2316

Sara Mohamadi; Omid Garkaz; Moussa Abolhassani; Nahid Bolbol Haghighi

8. Effect of 17 α-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate on the Prevention of Preterm Labor: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study

Pages 2317-2323

Hamed Jafarpour; Seyed Jaber Mousavi; Masoumeh Mirghorbani; Alireza Razavi Razavi; Zoleikha Atarod

9. Developing a Supportive Care Plan for Women during Labor Based on the Logic Model

Pages 2324-2333

Tahereh Fathi Najafi; Hossein Ebrahimipour; Robab Latifnejad Roudsari

10. Predictive Role of Sexual Self-concept in Marital Satisfaction and Sexual Function in Reproductive-aged Women

Pages 2334-2341

Robabeh Potki; Tayebe Ziaei; Mahmood Moosazadeh; Mahbobeh Faramarzi; Zohreh Shahhosseini

13. Self-medication and its related Factors in Pregnant Women: A Cross-sectional Study

Pages 2359-2367

Sedigheh Pakseresht; Alaleh khalili sherehjini; Sedigheh Rezaei; Ehsan Kazem Nezhad Leilie

14. Comparing Early Postoperative Maternal Complications in Elective and Emergency Cesarean Sections

Pages 2368-2375

Mostafayi Mehrnush; behzad Imani; Zandi Shirdel; Soghra Rabie


15. COVID-19 Outbreak as Threat of Violence against Women

Pages 2376-2379

Farangis Sharifi; Mona Larki; Robab Latifnejad Roudsari

Case Report

16. Osteitis Pubis, Following Normal Vaginal Delivery: A Case Report

Pages 2380-2382

Mahnaz Boroumand Rezazadeh; Sheida Shoorvarzi

Publication Information


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