Maternal and Child Health Journal offers an exclusive forum for advancing scientific and professional knowledge of the maternal and child health (MCH) field. Peer-reviewed papers address MCH practice, policy, and research, exploring such topics as MCH epidemiology, demography, and health status assessment; Innovative MCH service initiatives; Implementation of MCH programs; MCH policy analysis and advocacy and MCH professional development.

Exploring the full spectrum of the field, Maternal and Child Health Journal is an important tool for practitioners as well as academics in public health, obstetrics, gynecology, prenatal medicine, pediatrics, and neonatology.
Sponsors include the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP), the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH), and CityMatCH.

  • Offers peer-reviewed papers addressing MCH practice, policy, and research
  • Coverage includes MCH epidemiology, demography, and health status assessment; Innovative MCH service initiatives; Implementation of MCH programs; MCH policy analysis and advocacy and MCH professional development
  • An important tool for practitioners as well as academics in public health, obstetrics, gynecology, prenatal medicine, pediatrics, and neonatology
  • 97% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Timothy Dye
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1.890 (2019)
Impact factor
2.311 (2019)
Five year impact factor
174 days
Submission to first decision
329 days
Submission to acceptance
442,500 (2019)
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