Journal of Maternal
and Child Health

e-ISSN: 2549-0257

Masters Program in Public Health,
Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia

Editor in Chief:
Prof. Harsono Salimo,
Universitas Sebelas Maret/ Dr. Moewardi Hospital, Indonesia


Journal of Maternal and Child Health (JMCH) is an electronic, open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes research articles on a broad range of topics related to maternal and child health. The journal began its publication on July 11, 2015, and was published four times yearly. Due to an increasing demand of research work publication, starting Volume 4 Issue 5 the JMCH is published bi-monthly, consisting of 12 articles in each issue.  This journal aims to improve knowledge in maternal and child health, and ultimately the health of maternal and child population worldwide.

JMCH covers a broad range of disciplines including obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive health, pediatrics, neonatology, nutrition, family planning, developmental psychology, sociology, demography, epidemiology, public health, and preventive medicine. The journal addresses such topics as social determinants of health and disease and disparities in communicable and non-communicable diseases burden affecting the health of infants, children, women, adolescents, and families across the lifespan.

Diseases or health care issues affecting populations in the developing world are currently under-documented and underreported in the existing international journals. Therefore, the JMCH encourages authors from developing countries to publish their research papers in this journal. All articles are immediately and permanently free to read and download in pdf files.

JMCH is currently abstracted and indexed in CrossrefDirectory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)BASE, Google Scholar, WorldCat, ResearchGate, Index CopernicusSINTA, and a lot more. 

This journal is accredited by the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education, Government of Indonesia, No. 21/E/KPT/2018, effective from July 9, 2018 to July 8, 2023.

Current Issue

Cover Page

Vol 4, No 6 (2019)

Table of Contents


Rokhayati Rokhayati, Harsono Salimo, Bhisma Murti
Page: 392-402
Viewed: 29
Merlita Indriasih, Harsono Salimo, Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari
Page: 403-414
Viewed: 21
Mulya Cunda Ratu Reso, Yulia Lanti Ratna Dewi, Uki Retno Budihastuti
Page: 415-426
Viewed: 14
Siti Nur Hidayati, Uki Retno Budihastuti, Vitri Widyaningsih
Page: 427-439
Viewed: 18
Berliana Noviyanti, Harry C Simanjuntak, Eka Samuel P Hutasoit, Hendrika A Silitonga, Endy Julianto
Page: 440-447
Viewed: 9
Wahyuni Rosadi, Endang Sutisna Sulaeman, Hanung Prasetya
Page: 448-460
Viewed: 7


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