Saturday, June 17, 2017

Write for Fit Pregnancy and Baby Magazine

I just got this info from over here at Writer's Digest!!! And here's more updated info from Publishers Daily! Basically with this February 2016 issue, American Baby is no more and has merged with Fit Pregnancy to form ...
Here are the submission guidelines from their website! You will also find these in the 7th edition of my book, Make Money to Write About Your Kids: Get Published in Regional, National & Online Parenting & Family Magazines. You can find the 6th edition here on Kindle (huge sale!) and in print version. You can download it FREE if you have Kindle Unlimited! You can also wait for the 7th edition to come out in a month or two and keep on writing and pitching queries in the meantime!
FIT PREGNANCY  is a website covering health, nutrition, exercise, psychology, food, fashion and beauty issues related to pregnancy. It also includes editorial for parents of babies up to 2 years of age.

Queries should be specific. Read our website and be clear whether you are presenting an idea for a feature or a specific column.

Features (1,000 - 1,800 words) cover broad, timely topics. Features for which we accept freelance writing include:
Prenatal Fitness:
Pregnancy-safe workout programs
You and Your Baby:
• A feature story about postpartum issues.
• A postpartum exercise story (often includes weight loss).
• A story pertaining to breastfeeding issues.
• Baby Pages (baby-care issues, with emphasis on the first six weeks)
Nutrition and Food:
Prenatal nutrition stories, often with a meal plan and recipes
Topics relating to prenatal or postpartum issues
Columns  (550 - 1,000 words) for which we accept freelance writing include the following:
Your Family:
Parenting issues as they relate to the new family, sex and relationships, family and financial issues
Health issues for the pregnant woman
Healthy Baby:
Health issues for the new baby
Psychological issues relating to pregnancy or parenting
Labor & Delivery:
Emphasis on hard news, scientific breakthroughs and practical tips
Prenatal-nutrition issues
Small Packages:
A section of short, newsy items on all topics covered in the magazine
Bumpalicious (550 words):
A funny or poignant personal essay
Queries should be no more than one page in length. Tell us why your idea is new or particularly important to our readership. Please include experts you might interview, any expertise you may have in this area, other magazines you've written for and recent clips.
Please send your queries to:
Editorial Team, Fit Pregnancy, 805 Third Avenue, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10022
 Due to the number of submissions we receive, we respectfully ask that you not follow up on your idea more than once. If interested, an editor will contact you. We keep letters on file for 6 months.

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