Journal of Human Lactation

Journal of Human Lactation

JHL is a peer-reviewed journal publishing original research, insights in practice and policy, commentaries, and case reports relating to research and practice in human lactation and breastfeeding. JHL is relevant to lactation professionals in clinical practice, public health, research, and a broad range of fields related to the trans-disciplinary field of human lactation.This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Written for professionals by professionals, the Journal of Human Lactation deals with the practical, everyday topics that nurses, lactation consultants, midwives, nutritionists/dieticians, public health and social workers, therapists, and physicians face every day, such as

  • Patient counseling
  • Sociological and ethnic issues in dealing with breastfeeding
  • Practical discussions of diseases and conditions, such as mastitis, candida infections, engorgement
  • Care plans developed to help mothers and babies that require special care
  • Economics of breastfeeding
  • Educating physicians, hospital administration and other departments
  • Practical training for lactation consultants

Publishing frequency: Quarterly

Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
CABI
CINAHL
EMBASE
Medline
Science Citation Index
Scopus
Impact Factor 2017: 
1.836
Topic Category: 
Nutrition