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Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine

Online ISSN: 2514-4804

Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine is a bimonthly, open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers wide range of manuscripts based on the latest advances on fetal, neonatal and developmental medicine in terms of the obstetric, medical, genetic, mental health and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on the mother, fetus and neonate.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, innovations in clinical practice, letters and drug clinical trial studies.

FNDM welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it alternatively to:

Please, refer Instructions for Authors before submission. In the cover letter the name and e-mail address of five proposed reviewers would be appreciated that may be chosen by the concerned editors for the purpose.


Editor in chief

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Editorial Board

Abdelmonem Awad M. Hegazy

Professor of Anatomy and Embryology
Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University

Dr. Sameer Y. Al-Abdi

Neonatology Division
Department of Pediatrics
King Abdulaziz Hospital
National Guard Health Affairs
Al-Ahsa Saudi Arabia

Carlos Renato Kilchemmann Fuentes

School of Obstetrics
​Science Faculty
Universidad Mayor
Temuco - Chile

Hiro Arakawa

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Antonio Simone Laganà, M.D.

Unit of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood “G. Barresi” University of Messina
Via C. Valeria 1, 98125 Messina - Italy

Khue Vu Nguyen

Ph.D., D. es Sc.
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
University of California
San Diego, CA (U.S.A.)

Ling Gao

Ph.D. Associate Professor
Department of Radiobiology
National Insitute for Radiological Protection Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Dr.Rosnah Sutan

Associate Professor
Public Health Specialist (Family Health Group)
Community Health Department
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

In Press

Lenticulostriated vasculopathy in congenital cytomegalovirus infection: implications for clinical practice

Garrido MArnaez JAlarcon ABaquero-Artigao FGarcia-Alix A

Case Report, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

May 26, 2017

Low risk infants clinically monitored in well newborn nursery who later required transfer to NICU for further care

Zahouani THlaing AYKarbalivand HHernandez JGRajegowda B

Research Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

June 05, 2017

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1

Identifying Alterations in Transcriptional Factor Binding Sites

Buroker NE

Research Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

February 24, 2017

Feeding of low birth weight (LBW) and very low birth weight (VLBW) Infants

Abbas A

Review Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 06, 2017

Comparative study on Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-I) plasma concentrations in new-born horse foals, donkey foals and calves

Panzani S Carluccio A Faustini M Prandi A Probo M Veronesi MC

Research Articl-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 10, 2017

Delayed meconium passage associated with early-onset neonatal cystitis

Taheri PA

Case Report-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 23, 2017

Pregnancy termination rates after fetal diagnosis of single ventricle: A 17-year retrospective review

Mowers KL Buzzard CJ Kavey REW

Review Article-Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine (FNDM)

March 25, 2017

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Submit Manuscript

FNDM welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it alternatively to:

Publication Charges

Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Fetal, Neonatal and Developmental Medicine are GBP 690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.