Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I'm interested in modeling for Fit Pregnancy. How can I get started?
A: Thank you for your interest in modeling for Fit Pregnancy. We hire our models through agencies such as Ford, Next and Expecting Models. We recommend you seek representation from an agency in your local area. Most of our photo shoots are done in Los Angeles and are cast locally.
Q: Where can I access your writer's guidelines?
FIT PREGNANCY is a bimonthly magazine 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 the magazine 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 free-lance 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|
|Psychology/Health:||Topics relating to prenatal or postpartum issues|
Columns (550 - 1,000 words) for which we accept free-lance writing include the following:
|Your Family:||Parenting issues as they relate to the new family, sex and relationships, family and financial issues|
|Health:||Health issues for the pregnant woman|
|Healthy Baby:||Health issues for the new baby|
|Insight:||Psychological issues relating to pregnancy or parenting|
|Labor & Delivery:||Emphasis on hard news, scientific breakthroughs and practical tips|
|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: Jennifer Carofano, Deputy Editor, Fit Pregnancy, 6420 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 720, Los Angeles, CA 90048.
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.