Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Midwifery focuses its articles in the field of midwifery, which is the branch of health sciences. The scopes of this journal articles are:

  • Pregnancy
  • Childbirth
  • Postpartum
  • Newborn care
  • Women's health
  • Reproductive health



Section Policies


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Editorial Information

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Literature Review

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Peer Review Process

AJM reviewing policies are:

  • Every submitted paper will be reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers.
  • Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double blind review method).
  • Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  • Reviewing process will take as long as 4 weeks.




Publication Frequency

Journal of Midwifery is published twice a year in June and December with the number of articles published range from 5-10 articles/issue.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Benefits of open access for the author, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints

However, works/articles in this journals as are bound to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



No fees incurred for article processing, submission, neither reviewing the articles.

However, should authors or other parties need printed/hard copies of the journal, an IDR 200,000/copy should be paid for the printing.

Please send us an email stating your interest in printed copies and receive further details.