As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
Call for papers: Maternal mental health
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth is excited to launch a new collection which aims to bring together research on maternal mental health and mood during the perinatal period.
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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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Tovah Honor Aronin, BioMed Central, USA
Lauren McMillan, BioMed Central, UK
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Get credit for your data!
Valuable data often go unpublished when they could be helping to progress science. Hence, the BMC Series introduced Data notes, a short article type allowing you to describe your data and publish them to make your data easier to find, cite and share.
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Annual Journal Metrics
78 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
56 days to first decision for all manuscripts
231 days from submission to acceptance
16 days from acceptance to publication
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