Home > Journals > International Journal of Childbirth
International Journal of Childbirth
View PDF

International Journal of Childbirth

Editor(s): Denis Walsh; Kerri D Schuiling
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISSN: 2156-5287
  • Description
  • Details

The International Journal of Childbirth is the official publication of the International Confederation of Midwives.

The International Journal of Childbirth is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal publishing original research, reviews, and case studies concerned with the practice of midwifery, women's health, prenatal care, and the birth process. The journal encourages the exploration of the complex and contextual issues surrounding childbirth provision and outcomes and invites manuscripts from a wide range of clinical, theoretical, political, methodological, psychological, public health, policy, and multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives.

The international board of editors and contributing authors provide accessible, evidence based articles that provided a forum for research, theoretical insights, and accounts of practice innovations and the organization of care from a multicultural and interdisciplinary perspective.

The journal mission is:
* to disseminate original research, theoretical insights, and accounts of practice-based innovations and organization of care;
* to provide a forum for exploration, debate, and critique in childbirth research, education, and practice;
* to promote multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives in the examination of childbirth experience and knowledge;
* to actively promote research, education and practice activity in neglected areas such as normal birth, measurement of well-being as opposed to pathology, indigenous childbirth practices and culture and the public health consequences of childbirth;
* to disseminate original case studies of normal, though unusual births with a significant reflective component.

The journal is of interest to midwives, maternity care & neonatal nurses, maternity service users, obstetricians, neonatologists, paediatricians, physiologists, health sociologists, physiotherapists, health economists, biologists and psychologists with an interest in maternal and infant research, maternity service policy makers and managers, doulas and traditional birth attendants, childbirth educators, and students of maternity care.

Already subscribed to this product through your institution? Start accessing your content now.

  • Platform:
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Journal
  • Author/Editor: Denis Walsh; Kerri D Schuiling
  • ISSN: 2156-5287
  • Specialty:
    Obstetrics & Women's Health
  • Language: English
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Coverage: Vol 1 #1 (2011) - Present
  • PDF Coverage: Vol 1 #1 (2011) - Present

Free Instant Access
This Month

Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
Global Health The only specialist bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health and capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.
Annals of Internal Medicine Published by the American College of Physicians, contains original articles, case reports, topical reviews, editorials, book reviews and medical notices for internal medicine.


Doody's Featured Books
Osborn's Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
Covers the must-know aspects of brain imaging together with spectacular pathology examples, relevant anatomy, and up-to-date techniques in neuroradiology.

Neurology Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies
Synthesizes the vast body of literature available in neurology into one accessible, clinically relevant volume-features papers that have had the most impact on changing clinical practice.