Cover image for Vol. 41 Issue 3

Edited By: Marian F. MacDorman, PhD

Impact Factor: 2.048

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 4/106 (Nursing (Science)); 4/104 (Nursing (Social Science)); 30/78 (Obstetrics & Gynecology); 34/117 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1523-536X

Recently Published Issues

See all

Birth - Now Accepting Online Submissions

Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care is a multidisciplinary, refereed journal devoted to issues and practices in the care of childbearing women, infants, and families.

Birth has now adopted ScholarOne Manuscripts for online manuscript submission and peer review.

The new system brings with it a whole host of benefits including:

  • Quick and easy submission
  • Centralized administration
  • Significant decrease in peer-review times

From now on all submissions to the journal must be submitted online at instructions and support are available on the site and a user ID and password can be obtained on the first visit. If you require assistance, please click the Get Help Now link that appears at the top right of every ScholarOne Manuscripts page.

Recently Published Articles

  1. A Comparison of Maternal Attitudes to Breastfeeding in Public and the Association with Breastfeeding Duration in Four European Countries: Results of a Cohort Study

    Jane A. Scott, Yin Ying Kwok, Kate Synnott, Joe Bogue, Sergio Amarri, Elizabeth Norin, Angel Gil, Christine A. Edwards and Other Members of the INFABIO Project Team

    Article first published online: 22 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12138

  2. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
    A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Psycho-Education Intervention by Midwives in Reducing Childbirth Fear in Pregnant Women

    Jocelyn Toohill, Jennifer Fenwick, Jenny Gamble, Debra K. Creedy, Anne Buist, Erika Turkstra and Elsa-Lena Ryding

    Article first published online: 9 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12136

  3. Hospital Care and Early Breastfeeding Outcomes Among Late Preterm, Early-Term, and Term Infants

    Neera K. Goyal, Laura B. Attanasio and Katy B. Kozhimannil

    Article first published online: 8 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12135

  4. Implementation of External Cephalic Version in the Netherlands: A Retrospective Cohort Study

    Floortje Vlemmix, Ageeth N. Rosman, A. Susan te Hoven, Suzanne van de Berg, Margot A.H. Fleuren, Marlies E. Rijnders, Antje Beuckens, Brent C. Opmeer, Ben Willem J. Mol and Marjolein Kok

    Article first published online: 6 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12133

  5. Widespread Usage of Infant Formula in China: A Major Public Health Problem

    Li Tang, Andy H. Lee, Colin W. Binns, Yuxiong Yang, Yan Wu, Yanxia Li and Liqian Qiu

    Article first published online: 17 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12132