International Breastfeeding Journal
Publisher: BioMed Central
International Breastfeeding Journal is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online
journal soon to be launched by BioMed Central.
International Breastfeeding Journal will encompass all aspects of
Breastfeeding is recognized as an important public health issue with
enormous social and economic implications. In order to help women breastfeed
successfully there is a need to understand both the physiology of lactation
and the social and cultural context within which breastfeeding occurs.
International Breastfeeding Journal seeks to address all of these aspects,
including the impediments to breastfeeding, the health effects of not
breastfeeding for infants and their mothers, and the management of
The journal will consider the following article types: research, reviews,
case reports, study protocols, short reports, methodology, commentaries,
hypotheses, and debate articles.
Two or more experts will review submitted manuscripts. The Editor-in-Chief
will decide whether manuscripts will be published following peer-review, in
consultation with the Editorial Board where necessary.
Lisa Amir, Lecturer
The Key Centre for Women's Health in Society
University of Melbourne
Current Issue: Forthcoming
Date: 25 August 2005