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 2, Spring 2021, Pages 2642-2772 

Review Article

1. Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section in Iran: A Narrative Review

Pages 2642-2651

Roghayeh Pakdaman; Mahboobeh Firoozi

Original Research Article

2. The Impact of an Educational Intervention Based on Theory Of Planned Behavior on Selecting Mode of Delivery in Primigravidae Women With Intention of Elective Cesarean Section

Pages 2652-2660

Zahra Zare; Hamid Reza Mohaddes Hakak; Zakie Yaghobi; Hamid Tavakoli Quchani; Hamid Joveini; Seyed Hamid Hosseini

5. The Relationship between Spiritual Health and Fertility Preferences among Students of Selected Higher Education Centers, Mashhad, Iran

Pages 2679-2686

Mohammad Hasan Movahedi Shakib; Gholamhosein Zarifnejad; Seyed Reza Mazloom; Talat khadivzadeh

6. Investigating the Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Maternal Serum 25(OH)D Levels

Pages 2687-2696

Zahra Moudi; Zahra Ayati; Hossein Ansari; Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei; Mahdieh Sheikhi

8. Risk Factors Associated with Perinatal Mortality at Besat Hospital in Sanandaj: A Case-control Study

Pages 2707-2714

Leila Hasheminasab; Fariba Ranaei; Jamileh Majidi; Farzaneh Zaheri; Roya Karime

10. The Relationship between Spiritual Well-Being and Quality of Life among Postmenopausal Women

Pages 2726-2733

Mohammad Javad Tarrahi; Hadis Sourinejad; Elham Adibmoghaddam; Ashraf Kazemi; Razieh Rostaminia

11. Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Women Regarding Breast Cancer Screening Behaviors in Mashhad, Iran

Pages 2734-2743

Morvarid Irani; Seyedeh Fatemeh Nosrati; Fatemeh Ghaffari; Maryam Fasanghari; Khadijeh Mirzaii


14. An Increase in Gender-based Violence during COVID-19

Pages 2762-2766

Devendra Singh; Virendra Singh

Case Report

15. Choriocarcinoma in Cesarean Scar Site: A Case Report

Pages 2767-2772

Helena Azimi; Laya Shirinzadeh; Amir Hosein Jafarian; Behroz Davachi; Somayeh Bolandi; Sepideh Hoseini; Tahereh Zavvari; Zohreh Yousefi; Fatemeh Shirzadeh

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