Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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The special issues of Maternal-Fetal Medicine(MFM) in 2023 aim to collect high-quality articles related to four topics, including Endocrine and metabolic diseases during pregnancy, Big data and public health in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, COVID-19 in pregnancy, and Premature birth.

MFM welcomes the submission of fundamental and clinical research articles, review articles, perspective, commentary and correspondence papers related to the above topics.
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Publication Plan in 2023: (It may be adjusted according to the progress of submissions)

TopicPublication dateSubmission deadlineExecutive Editors-in-Chief
Endocrine and metabolic diseases during pregnancy (gestational diabetes, obesity, etc.)  Issue 1,January 2023September 30th 2022Prof. Huixia Yang
Big Data and Public Health in Maternal-Fetal MedicineIssue 2,April 2023

December 30th 2022


Prof. Wai-kit Ming
COVID-19 in pregnancyIssue 3,July 2023March 31st 2023 
Premature birthIssue 4,October 2023June 30th 2023 


Brief introduction

MFM is a peer-reviewed journal and the first ever English academic journal in the specialty of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in China, which is owned by the Chinese Medical Association. It was launched in July 2019 as a quarterly journal. The journal has successfully published 13 issues so far. As a newly launched journal, Red Journal has made excellent progress in the first three years. It has attracted more than 100,000 readers worldwide——and nearly 10,000 audiences followed on the official accounts at WeChat, Twitter and Facebook. All articles will be featured on those social media platforms to serve a wide audience group. Additionally,MFM is soon made its appearance in well-known databases ESCI, CSCD (an important Chinese database), SCOPUS, EMBASE and DOAJ , and has received over 100 citations in Web of science.