It can be defined as a health of women at the time of pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum time. Aim of maternal health is to reduce maternal morbidity and maternal mortality which can be achieved by family planning, preconception and postnatal care.The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information.The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
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