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Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing

Since 1971, the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN) has been a premier resource for health care professionals committed to clinical scholarship that advances the interdisciplinary health care of women, childbearing families, and newborns. This peer-reviewed, scientific journal, edited by Nancy K. Lowe, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, is highly respected for publishing articles on the latest research, practice issues, policies, opinions, and trends that build scientific knowledge, evidence for practice, and clinical applications.  Associate Editor Patricia Robin McCartney, PhD, RN, FAAN, oversees the publication of health care improvement and evaluation articles, and Assistant Editor Oliwier Dziadkowiec, PhD, provides statistical review.  Senior Managing Editor Angela Hartley, MA, MPhil, ELS, is responsible for JOGNN’s daily operations, including communications with authors. 


JOGNN publishes the following types of articles:

  • Research
  • Review
  • Health Care Improvement and Evaluation
  • Methods
  • Critical Commentary
  • Case Reports
  • Letters to the Editor

Visit JOGNN online for current articles and past archives, AWHONN position statements, continuing nursing education activities, link to the manuscript submission system (including extensive author and reviewer resources), information about JOGNN, and video clips addressing frequently asked questions. 


JOGNN is published for AWHONN by Elsevier, Inc. and is a benefit of AWHONN membership. To receive, join AWHONN or subscribe


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Cover of Nursing for Women's Health

 Nursing for Women's Health

Nursing for Women’s Health is the official clinical practice journal of AWHONN. Its mission is to improve outcomes for women and newborns through the dissemination of clinical scholarship. Currently edited by Mary C. Brucker, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, the journal focuses on evidence-based practice for women’s health, childbearing, and neonatal care. The tone of Nursing for Women’s Health is practical and reader-friendly, while upholding high standards for scholarly content.


Senior Managing Editor Jennifer Hellwig, MS, RDN, ELS, is responsible for the journal’s daily operations, including communications with authors.


Nursing for Women’s Health publishes a variety of manuscript types, including: 


Original research with a clinical focus
Quality improvement projects
Practice articles
Case reports
Continuing nursing education (CNE) articles
Health care policy, legislative, or advocacy articles
Personal essays
Letters to the editor

Visit Nursing for Women’s Health online to see the latest featured content, search our entire archive, and access CNE activities. You can also watch videos answering frequently asked questions, learn how to become an author or reviewer, and much more. 

Contact the editorial office at or by calling 202-261-1467.

Nursing for Women's Health is published for AWHONN by Elsevier, Inc. and is a benefit of AWHONN membership. To receive, join AWHONN or subscribe


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Consumer Magazine & Website

Healthy Mom&Baby

Nurse-authored patient education

Healthy Mom&Baby magazine and its website are powered by the nurses of AWHONN and offer information to help women through conception, pregnancy, birth, and parenting.


Entirely free online and available from nurses as a print magazine, Healthy Mom&Baby is expert-authored patient information that pregnant and new moms can trust and act on because it’s written for them by nurses. All articles published in the magazine can be found at, in addition to:


Read every issue free online via our digital editions. Nurses can request free copies of the magazine for patients. 

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Interested in writing for Healthy Mom&Baby magazine? Send your CV to


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Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AWHONN is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP580. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with educational activities.

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