Welcome to Journal of Perinatology

The Journal of Perinatology provides all members of the perinatal/neonatal healthcare team with original information pertinent to improving maternal/fetal and neonatal care. We publish peer-reviewed clinical research articles, state-of-the-art reviews relevant to clinical management, commentaries, quality improvement reports and letters to the editor. These articles embrace the full scope of the specialty, including clinical, professional, political, administrative and educational aspects. The Journal also explores legal and ethical issues, neonatal technology and product development. The audience includes all those that participate in perinatal/neonatal care, including: neonatologists, perinatologists, pediatricians, neonatal and perinatal nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, social workers and nutritionists, etc.

Journal of Perinatology is the official journal of the Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics. It is also the official publication of the National Perinatal Association of the United States.

Volume 37, No 6
June 2017

ISSN: 0743-8346
EISSN: 1476-5543

2016 Impact Factor 2.313*
31/121 Pediatrics
32/80 Obstetrics & Gynecology

Edward E Lawson, MD

*2016 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)


Editorial Update

Please note that as of 2015, the Journal of Perinatology no longer accepts Perinatal/Neonatal Case Presentations or Imaging Casebooks.


The December 2015 supplement Interdisciplinary Recommendations for the Psychosocial Support of NICU Parents is now available online.