About Journal

Aims and Scope


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

JMRH is dedicated to facilitate knowledge transfer within the discipline, improve the health care of women throughout their lifespan and promote excellence in midwifery and reproductive health.



The journal’s Web site is available at: https://jmrh.mums.ac.ir/  All required ethical and professional standards are available at the journal websaite.


Name of Journal & Abbreviation

The journal title is “Journal of Midwifery ad Reproductive Health”. The abbreviation of the journal title is J Midwifery Reprod. Health.


Ownership and Management


The Journal of Midwifery ad Reproductive Health is owned & published by Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS) Journals Publishing House.


Publication Frequency


The Journal of Midwifery & Reproductive health is published in a quarterly basis. 


Revenue Sources

Mashhad University of Medical Sciences is supporting most of the publishing costs of the Journal of Midwifery ad Reproductive Health. So authors are exempt from Article Processing Charges (APC).


Governing body

The Journal's governing body and their affiliations and contact information are available at the journal page menu titled: "Editorial Board"




1. Open Access 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. For making freely public accessibility to research with the aim of greater global exchange of knowledge, this journal provides open access to its published articles.


2. Copyright Notice


Authors of the published articles in this journal retain the copyright of their articles and will be able to archive pre-print, post-print, and publisher's versions.

The DOAJ site and its metadata are licensed under CC BY-NC. All Articles published in the “The Journal of Midwifery & Reproductive health (JMRH)” are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License which allows users including authors of articles to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, in addition to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, as long as the author and original source are properly cited or credited. All authors should study and accept the copyright statment that is available. click here.


3. Archiving


Digital Archiving: In addition to indexing database this journal utilizes digital archive via Eprint Repository to guarantee long-term digital preservation and restoration. Electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content is provided by Mashhad University of Medical Sciences.


4. Advertisement


The journal does not accept any advertisement.


5. Direct Marketing

The Journal of Midwifery ad Reproductive Health does not have any direct marketing activities.