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Author Guidelines

  1. The Journal of Midwifery in Community (JMC) accepts community service articles in the health sector. These articles can cover the management of potentials, obstacles, challenges, and problems found in communities, particularly concerning child and women's health across the life cycle.

    Articles published are selected by the editorial board based on review results. Articles must not have been published elsewhere previously. To ensure publication quality, the JMC editor may format the articles without altering their substance. JMC accepts articles in both Indonesian and English.

    The manuscript title should be followed by the authors' names and affiliations. Authors' names must be written in full, with the First Name followed by the Last Name. Academic degrees may be included (select the two highest degrees). Superscript numbers should be placed after each name to refer to the respective authors' affiliations.

    The abstract should be written in Times New Roman, 12 pt, single-spaced, and must not exceed 250 words. Please avoid using acronyms, abbreviations, or symbols in the abstract. The abstract should convey both qualitative and quantitative information and include 3-5 keywords related to the abstract's substance.

    Articles must be written in MS Word, using Times New Roman, 12 pt font, and single spacing. Paper size should be A4, with top, bottom, and right margins of 2.5 cm, and a left margin of 3.0 cm. The first line of each paragraph should be indented by 1 cm.

    Manuscripts should be saved in MS Word format and submitted online via Authors need to register to obtain a username and password for login.

    The manuscript should consist of the abstract, introduction, methods, results and discussion, conclusion, acknowledgments (if any), and references. The number of tables, figures, mathematical equations, and chemical reactions should correspond to their citations in the text. If necessary, authors can submit image files separately (in jpeg, gif, tiff, or png format) for editing purposes.

    Citations and references should follow the AMA Manual of Style, 11th Edition.

    Copyright Notice

    Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

    1. Authors who submit manuscripts must understand and agree that the copyright of the article manuscript will be transferred to the Journal of Midwifery in Community (JMC).
    2. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike International 4.0 License (CC BY-SA 4.0), allowing others to share—copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, and adapt—remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.
    3. Authors can make separate contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., posting it to an institutional repository or publishing it in a book), with acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
    4. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their websites) before and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges and earlier and greater citation of the published work.

    Privacy Statement

    The names and email addresses entered on this journal's site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice


  1. Authors are required to submit a signed Copyright Form.
  2. Scan the form in PDF format.
  3. Submit the scanned form as a supplementary file during the article submission process.
  4. Download COPYRIGHT FORM

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Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.