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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.


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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.


Tovah Honor Aronin, BioMed Central, USA

Section Editors

Howard Berger, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto​​, Canada

Asma Khalil, St George's University of London, UK

Vishnu Khanal, Nepal Development Society, Nepal

Ndola Prata, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Valerie Smith, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

​​​​​​​Hora SoltaniSheffield Hallam University, UK

Jos van Roosmalen, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands

Jos van Roosmalen, Section Editor

Jos van Roosmalen is emeritus professor of Safe Motherhood and Health Systems at VU University Amsterdam and a retired consultant obstetrician in the department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands.

He published extensively on Safe Motherhood issues in low and high income countries and is a (co-)promotor of 25 Safe Motherhood theses, written by students of both the Northern and Southern hemisphere. He is a Section Editor of BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.

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