ACM 2023
Special Issue: Midwifery Education

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Women and Birth

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Women and Birth is the official journal of the Australian College of Midwives ( It is a midwifery journal that publishes on all matters relating to pregnancy, birth, and the first six weeks post-partum. All papers must draw from, and contribute to, the relevant contemporary research, policy and/or theoretical literature. We focus on primary research papers, systematic reviews and research-informed and critiqued discussion papers. While we are based in Australia, our Editorial Board is multi-national and we welcome papers from all over the world. All papers should reflect our global perspective and reach. Articles are double blind peer-reviewed by experts in the field of the submitted work.Our woman-centred focus is inclusive of the partner, wider family, fetus and newborn, and covers both healthy and complex pregnancies and births.

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The Australian College of Midwives is a national, not-for-profit organisation that serves as the peak professional body for midwives. Its vision is to be the leading organisation shaping Australian maternity care. The College provides a unified political voice for the midwifery profession, supports midwives to reach their full potential, and sets professional practice and education standards. It is also committed to ensuring all childbearing women have access to continuity of care by a known midwife.



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  • Australian Midwifery
  • Australian College of Midwives Incorporated Journal
  • Australian Journal of Midwifery

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