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:
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 free-lance writing include the following:
Parenting issues as they relate to the new family, sex and relationships, family and financial issues
Health issues for the pregnant woman
Health issues for the new baby
Psychological issues relating to pregnancy or parenting
Labor & Delivery:
Emphasis on hard news, scientific breakthroughs and practical tips
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, 4 New York Plaza, New York, NY 10004.
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.