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, Magiran and Iranmedex.

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 9, Issue 4, October 2021, Pages 2918-3054 

Review Article

1. Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Infected Pregnant Women with Coronavirus: A Systematic Review

Pages 2918-2926

Mandana Zafari; Mohammad Taha Saadati Rad; Fatemeh Mohseni; Nasimeh Nikbakht; Zahra Kiani; Farinaz Saeidi

5. The Effect of Cognitive-Behavioral Counseling on the Empowerment of Pregnant Women Under 18 Years Old

Pages 2952-2963

Maryam Harif Nashtifani; Mahin Tafazolim; Saeed Vaghee; Amin Allah Zarei; Azam Salarhaji

6. Iranian Women's Experiences of Physical Recovery from Perineal Injuries after Childbirth: A Qualitative Study

Pages 2964-2973

Nahid Jahanishoorab; Ali Taghipour; Masomeh Mirteimori; Robab Latifnejad Roudsari

10. Predictors of Low Birth Weight among Newborns Delivered At a Referral Hospital in Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia

Pages 2999-3006

Awoke Girma Hailu; Abebe Alemu Anshebo; Hassen Mosa Mosa Halil; Ritbano Ahmed Abdo

13. Violence and Its Related Factors in Infertile Women Attending Infertility Centers: A Cross-Sectional Study

Pages 3023-3033

Khadijeh Omidi; Sedigheh Pakseresht; Maryam Niknami; Ehsan Kazem Nezhad Leilie; Mahsa Salimi Kivi

14. Causes of Different Types of Abortion in Women Referring To Educational and Medical Centers in Shiraz, Iran

Pages 3034-3042

Sedeghe Alipanahpour; Naemeh Tayebi; Mina Taheri; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

15. The Effect of Exercise Training through Multimedia and Pamphlet on Postmenopausal Women’s Quality of Sexual Life

Pages 3043-3049

Fahimeh Bahrami; Fatemeh Erfanian Arghavanian; Taiebeh Nekoee; Mohammad Taghi Shakeri; Mohammad Ali Sardar; Khadijeh Mirzaii Najmabadi

Case Report

16. COVID-19 Mimicking Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes and Low Platelets (HELLP) Syndrome: A Case Report

Pages 3050-3054

Helena Azimi; Nafiseh Saghafi; Fatemeh Tara; Sara Mirzaeian; Zahra Hatamian; Farzaneh Afshar Delkhah

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