Newborn is an independent, officially registered journal of the Global Newborn Society. We aim to be a prime source of information for the health of fetuses, neonates, and infants during the 1000 days after birth. Our published papers will encompass basic, translational, and clinical research including randomized trials, novel observational studies, and epidemiology. Basic science research will cover molecular biology, molecular genetics, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology in fetal and neonatal life. Animal studies will be hypothesis-driven, and related to developmental processes or disorders in the human fetus or neonate. In addition to original research and reviews, we will also welcome consensus statements, guidelines, trials methodology, and core outcomes relevant to fetuses/young infants.
A detailed set of instructions to authors is provided in a following page within this website. Correspondence regarding editorial matters, including suitability, should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief or to the Editorial Office. All manuscripts should be submitted to the Newborn via the online manuscript submission system. Authors will be notified of a decision by email within 2 weeks.
All manuscripts must be written in English and adhere to the layout and length guidelines unless specifically approved by the Editor-in-Chief. Every issue will highlight Early Career Investigators (less than 7 years on faculty) and authors who do not use English as a first/second language and did most of the work in the article. The editorial board is currently debating whether we should plan to develop versions of this journal in languages other than English.
Unless there is a strong scientific rationale or an important sample size, the Newborn will not publish studies that will duplicate existing information to "confirm" the effectiveness of established therapies in "low-resource settings" or in the "third world". However, we welcome statistically-robust projects focused on regionally-important genetic or other socio-economic confounders that might affect the pathophysiology, outcomes, or therapeutic responses in various neonatal diseases.