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 2019.

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 11, Issue 4, October 2023, Pages 3884-4005 

Review Article

The impact of Emotion-Focused Counseling on Marital Issues of Infertile Couples: A Systematic Review

Pages 3884-3895


Nasim Shahrahmani; Sanaz Mollazadeh; Ali Taghipour; Malihe Mahmoudinia; Robab Latifnejad Roudsari

The Effects of Unsafe Abortion on the Health System from a Socio-economic Perspective: A Narrative Review

Pages 3896-3909


Maryam Naji Abhary; Fatemeh Shaghaghi; Hadise Safinejad; Leila Asadi; Zahra Mohebbi Dehnavi

Uptake of the COVID-19 Vaccination and its Contributed Factors among Reproductive-aged Women in the Northeast Ethiopia in 2022

Pages 3919-3927


Mandefro Assefaw Geremew; Kibir Temesgen Assefa; Zenebe Tefera; Sindu Ayalew; Wondimnew Gashaw; Nigussie Abebaw; Eyaya Habtie

Efficacy of Individual Supportive Counseling on Stress Caused by COVID-19 in Pregnant Women

Pages 3928-3936


Mina Eteraf; Nahid Bolbol Haghighi; Maryam Farjam Far; Afsaneh Keramat; Shahrbanoo Goli; Fatemeh Seifi

A Qualitative Study exploring the Impact of Infertility on Iranian Women's Sexual Health

Pages 3937-3945


Zahra Daneshfar; Shahideh Jahanian; Fazlollah Ahmadi; Giti Ozgoli; Anoshirvan Kazemnejad

Comparison of Quality of Work Life and Job Satisfaction of Midwives Working in Related and Unrelated workplaces to Midwifery

Pages 3969-3980


Mahdieh Hardani; Mitra Tadayon Najafabadi; Amin Torabipour Hamedani; Tahmineh Farjokhoda; Saeed Ghanbari Chahanjiri

The Relationship between Psychological Status and Perceived Social Support among Men during Their Wives’ Pregnancy

Pages 3994-4001


Fahimeh Sehhatie Shafaie; Mojgan Mirghafourvand; Mahbubeh Rahmati; Parviz Nouri; Amir Amir Ranjbar; Marzieh Bagherinia

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