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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.
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.
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Identity transparency: Single anonymized
Reviewer interacts with: Editor
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