Journal of Midwifery Reproductive Health
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Aims & scope

The Journal of Midwifery & Reproductive health (JMRH) is a peer-reviewed 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.

Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health has been evaluated and accepted for inclusion in Scopus from December 2021.

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 10, Issue 3, July 2022, Pages 3317-3417 

Original Research Article

2. Perceptions and Experiences of Women with Birth-related Perineal Injuries regarding Postpartum ‎Care: A Qualitative Exploration

Pages 3329-3336

Nahid Jahanishoorab; Ali Taghipour; Robab Latifnejad Roudsari

3. Developing the Concept of Sexual and Reproductive Health in Women with Type-1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Directed Content Analysis

Pages 3337-3354

Nasrin Azimi; Giti Ozgoli; Abbas Ebadi; Hamid Alavi majd; Assadollah Rajab; Zahra Kiani

5. Menstrual Cycle Hormone Changes Associated with Menstrual Cycle Interval in 9-18-year-old girls

Pages 3366-3373

Naeimeh Tayebi; Maryam Keshavarz; Mohammad Hossain Dabbaghmanesh; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

7. How Do Pregnant Women Conceptualize Their Sexual Relationships: A Qualitative Study

Pages 3382-3392

Mahboubeh Rasoulzadeh Bidgoli; Minoor Lamyian; Razieh Maasoumi; Ali Montazeri

8. Pregnant Women’s Knowledge and Desire Towards Labor Companionship and its Associated Factors at Public Hospitals in South Wollo Zone, Northeast Ethiopia

Pages 3393-3404

Zenebe Tefera; Mandefro Assefaw; Wondimnew Gashaw; Sindu Ayalew; Endalk Birrie; Mulugeta W/Selassie; Girma Wogie

9. The Effect of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Group Counseling on Sexual Satisfaction of Pregnant Women

Pages 3405-3416

Maryam Najiabhary; Mahin Tafazolim; Negar Asghari Pour; Jamshid Jamali

Case Report

12. Rectal Buttonhole Tear Following Operative Vaginal Delivery

Pages 3429-3433

Atiyeh Vatanchi; Leila Pourali; Asieh Maleki; Maede Khosravi; Shima Hatami

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