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We are recruiting new Editorial Board members

We are now recruiting Associate Editors for our Editorial Board to join our team of academic editors in assessing manuscripts in the field of pregnancy and childbirth.

New Collection: Maternal mental health

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth is excited to be publishing a new collection which aims to bring together research on maternal mental health and mood during the perinatal period.

Guest Editors:  Maggie Redshaw and Karen Wynter

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Aims and scope

BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of pregnancy and childbirth. The journal welcomes submissions on the biomedical aspects of pregnancy, breastfeeding, labor, maternal health, maternity care, trends and sociological aspects of pregnancy and childbirth.

Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here.

The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
  • Reviewer interacts with: Editor
  • Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

We welcome your feedback on this Peer Review Taxonomy Pilot. Please can you take the time to complete this short survey.

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