publishes the latest peer reviewed international research to inform the safety, quality, outcomes and experiences
of pregnancy, birth and maternity care
for childbearing women, their babies and families. The journal’s publications support
and maternity care
providers to explore and develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes informed by best available
Midwifery provides an international, interdisciplinary forum for the publication, dissemination
and discussion of advances in evidence, controversies and current research, and promotes continuing education through publication of
systematic and other scholarly reviews and updates. Midwifery articles cover the cultural, clinical, psycho-social,
sociological, epidemiological, education, managerial, workforce, organizational and technological areas of practice in preconception,
maternal and infant care, maternity services and other health systems.
The journal welcomes the highest quality scholarly research
that employs rigorous methodology. Midwifery is a leading international journal in midwifery and maternal health with a current
impact factor of 1.88 (2017 Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics 2018) and employs a double-blind peer review process.