General Information

About Journal of Fetal Medicine

  • Aims and Scope

    The Journal of Fetal Medicine, an international journal published by Thieme, has a distinguished advisory board from both India and abroad. It will publish original articles, review articles, pictorial essays, case reports, brief reports, case series, invited opinion, correspondence, how-to articles, technology showcase, book reviews, cover images, editorials, SFM practice guidelines, and SFM position statements. Detailed information on submissions can be found on the journal website. It appears on the website of Thieme and can be searched through Google, Yahoo, and Bing.

  • Copyright Information

    Manuscripts are accepted with the understanding that they have not been submitted simultaneously to another Journal and have not been published elsewhere. Dual publication or redundant publication is unethical. For more details please refer to the COPE guidelines at All publications in JFM will become the property of the Society of Fetal Medicine affiliated with the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

    Submitted manuscripts must represent original research not previously published nor be considered for publication elsewhere. The editors and Thieme combat plagiarism, double publication, and scientific misconduct with the software CrossCheck powered by iThenticate. Your manuscript may be subject to an investigation and retraction if plagiarism is suspected

    If you plan to reproduce text, tables, or figures from a published source, you must first obtain written permission from the copyright holder (usually the publisher). This is required even if the material is from your own published work. For material never before published and given to you by another person, you must obtain permission from that person. Serious delays to publication can be incurred if permissions are not obtained.

    As the author, it is your responsibility to obtain all permissions, pay any permission fees, furnish copies of permissions to Thieme with your manuscript, and include a credit line at the end of the figure caption, beneath the table, or in a text footnote.

    Upon publication of an article, all rights are held by the publishers, including the rights to reproduce all or part of any publication. The reproduction of articles or illustrations without prior consent from the publisher is prohibited.

  • Conflict of Interest Resolution

    Conflict of any form which arises related to the content published is being resolved with an unbiased approach by letting both the whistleblower and the author to present due facts in support of their side of the argument and a decision to retain the content or reject/retract is being taken. Instructions for Authors

  • Online Submission

    Authors must submit their article online at ( Follow the “Author Guides For This Journal” provided on the submission page. The articles appear on the internet within 2–3 weeks of acceptance as Online First Articles.

  • References

    The Journal follows the Vancouver system of references. Examples are given below

  • For Journal Article

    Ibdah JA, Bennet MJ, Rinaldo P, et al. A fetal fatty-acid oxidation disorder as a cause of liver disease in pregnant women.N Engl J Med. 1999;340:1723–31.

  • Editorial Office Information

    The Ultrasound Lab,
    C-584, Defence Colony, New Delhi-110024, India.
    Mobile: +91-9899-517-566

Composition of Editorial Board

  • Editor-in-Chief
    • Ashok Khurana, India
  • Deputy Editors
    • Bimal Sahani, India
    • K Aparna Sharma, India
    • K Manikandan, India
    • Vivek Krishnan, India
  • Associate Editors
    • Chanchal Singh, India
    • Meenu Batra, India
    • Sangeeta Gupta, India
  • Production Editors
    • Alok Varshney, India
    • Chinmay Umarji, India
    • Supriya Seshadri, India
  • Editorial Administrator
  • National Advisory Board
    • Adinarayan Makam, India
    • Ashwin Dalal, India
    • Balaganesh Karmegaraj, India
    • Bijoy Balakrishnan, India
    • BS Rama Murthy, India
    • Chander Lulla, India
    • Chinmayee Ratha, India
    • Indrani Suresh, India
    • Kanwal Gujral, India
    • Munesh Tomar, India
    • Nitin Gangadhar Chaubal, India
    • Prathima Radhakrishnan, India
    • Ratna Dua Puri, India
    • Reema Bhatt, India
    • S Suresh, India
    • Seneesh Kumar V, India
    • Shagun Agarwal, India
    • TLN Praveen, India
    • UP Singh, India
    • Vandana Bansal, India
    • Vatsala Dadhwal, India
  • International Advisory Board
    • Alfred Abuhamad, USA
    • Antoni Borrell, Italy
    • Aris Papageorghiou, UK
    • Asma Khalil, UK
    • Basky Thilaganathan, UK
    • Bernard Benoit, France
    • Dario Paladini, Italy
    • Denise Lapa, Brazil
    • Eduard Gratacos, Spain
    • Elisa Llurba, Spain
    • Jan Deprest, Belgium
    • Jon Hyett, Australia
    • Karina Krajden Haratz, Israel
    • Karl Kagan, Germany
    • Kypros Nicolaides, UK
    • Laurent Salomon, France
    • Liona Poon, Hong Kong
    • Magdalena Sanz Cortez, USA
    • Mark Kilby, USA
    • Nicola Volpe, Italy
    • Orhan Uzun, United Kingdom
    • Peter Benn, United States of America
    • Pranav Pandya, London, UK
    • Rabih Chaoui, Germany
    • Richard Choy, Hong Kong
    • Simon Meagher, Australia
    • Stefan Verlohren, Germany
    • Tak Yeung Leung, Hong Kong
    • Valentina DeRobertis, Italy
    • Yves Ville, France