2018 Editorial Calendar

FEBRUARY

AD CLOSE: 11/16/17 › ON-SALE: 1/25/18

The Registry Guide Special Issue

  • Registry Special: Big Gear Trends for 2018
  • Baby: 8 Signs Your Baby is Healthy
  • Mom: Is It Safe? All Your Pregnancy Questions Answered
  • Let’s Eat: Benefits of Infant Cereal
  • Feed Me: 13×9 Meal For Your New-Mom Friends
  • Beauty: Streamline Your Beauty Routine

MARCH

AD CLOSE: 12/15/17 › ON-SALE: 2/22/18

  • Special: The Honest Truth About Breastfeeding
  • Baby: Navigate The NICU
  • Pregnancy: Ultrasounds, Explained
  • Let’s Eat: What About Water?
  • Feed Me: Slow-Cooker Winner
  • Beauty: Care for Your Changing Hair
  • Registry Spotlight: Highchairs

APRIL

AD CLOSE: 1/16/18 › ON-SALE: 3/22/18

  • Let’s Eat Special: Ultimate Guide to Solids
  • Buzz: Nursery Trends We’re Obsessed With!
  • Mom: Ages and Stages of Mom Breasts
  • Pregnancy: Fave Prenatal Yoga Moves
  • Feed Me: One-Handed Sandwiches
  • Beauty: Never Look Tired Again
  • Registry Spotlight: Stroller Special!

MAY

AD CLOSE: 2/16/18 › ON-SALE: 4/26/18

The Big Trends Special Issue!

  • Pregnancy: Wedding With a Bump Section!
  • Baby: Best Products for Techy Moms
  • Buzz: How to Host a Facetime Baby Shower!
  • Let’s Eat: The First Week of Starting Solids
  • Feed Me: The Best Meal-Kits for New Parents
  • Beauty: Lipstick for Every Pregnancy Milestone
  • Registry Spotlight: Gear That Grows With Baby

JUNE

AD CLOSE: 3/16/18 › ON-SALE: 5/24/18

  • Special: Ultimate Guide to Pumping
  • Baby: Infant Sleep Coaches Share All!
  • Parenting: How to Raise A Happy Baby
  • Pregnancy: Common Complications
  • Let’s Eat: Picky Eating Myths
  • Feed Me: Protein-Packed Pasta Salads
  • Beauty: Enjoy a Pampering Pedi
  • Registry Spotlight: Activity Stations

JULY

AD CLOSE: 4/16/18 › ON-SALE: 6/21/18

  • Baby: What Babies Don’t Need to Be Healthy
  • Mom: When Pregnancy Makes You Anxious
  • Let’s Eat: First-Birthday Menu
  • Feed Me: Summer Slow-Cooker
  • Beauty: Hair Solutions For Hot Days
  • Registry Spotlight: Bottle/Paci Pairs

AUGUST

AD CLOSE: 5/16/18 › ON-SALE: 7/26/18

  • Registry Special: Shop Our Registry Guide
  • Baby: Raise a Learner
  • Parenting: Parenting Decisions to Make While Pregnant
  • Mom: No More Miscarriage Shame
  • Let’s Eat: Perfect Portions
  • Feed Me: Freezer Meal to Make Before D-Day
  • Beauty: Pregnancy’s Beauty Perks
  • Gear: Breast Pumps

SEPTEMBER

AD CLOSE: 6/15/18 › ON-SALE: 8/23/18

The Fall Style Special

  • Special: Maternity Style + Diaper Bags
  • Baby: How to Get Your Baby on a Schedule
  • Parenting: First-Year Parenting Milestones Worth Celebrating
  • Let’s Eat: Formula Facts
  • Feed Me: Dinner That Makes Lunch Leftovers
  • Beauty: Preschool Teacher Makeovers
  • Registry Spotlight: Car Seats

October

AD CLOSE: 7/16/18 › ON-SALE: 9/27/18

The Best Awards Special Issue

  • Special: Annual “As Voted By Moms” Gear Awards
  • Mom: Prep for Parenthood’s Biggest Adjustments
  • Baby: Make Bath Time Stress-Free
  • Let’s Eat: Conquer the First Month of Baby Food
  • Feed Me: Snacks That Do the Heavy Lifting
  • Beauty: Make Your Blow-Out Last Longer
  • Registry Spotlight: Musts for Mom

NOVEMBER

AD CLOSE: 8/16/18 › ON-SALE: 10/25/18

Contest-Winner Cover!

  • Special: #PregnancyLife Instagram Contest
  • Baby: Answers To Your 2 a.m. Google Searches
  • Mom: Confessions of a Milk Maid
  • Let’s Eat: Stress-Free Way to Raise a Happy Eater
  • Feed Me: Soup It Up!
  • Beauty: Clean Beauty
  • Registry Spotlight: Bassinets

December/January

AD CLOSE: 9/17/18 › ON-SALE: 11/22/18

  • Special: Best Toys of the Year!
  • Baby: Raise A Healthy Eater
  • Development: Baby Games to Play
  • Mom: The Workout You Need to Survive as a New Mom
  • Let’s Eat: First Finger Foods
  • Feed Me: Mom’s Night Out at Your House!
  • Beauty: Pamper and Recharge
  • Registry Spotlight: Activity Mats

Awards and Accolades

2016

MIN EDITORIAL & DESIGN AWARDS

  • Honorable Mention
    • Print/Online Coverage of a Single Topic, “What Pregnant Women Really Eat”

FOLIO

  • Honorable Mention
    • Eddie Award, Consumer Series of Articles, Parenting/Family, “What Pregnant Women Really Eat”

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Gold
    • “What It’s Like to Have a Baby Now”
    • “The New Rules of Giving Birth”
  • Silver
    • “What Pregnant Women Really Eat”
    • “How Much Do You Really Know About Vaccines?”
  • Bronze
    • “Make It to 40 Weeks”

2015

FOLIO

  • Honorable Mention
    • Eddie Award, Consumer Series/Single Article, Parenting/Family, “How Much Do You Know About Autism?”

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Gold
    • “Baby Emergencies”
  • Silver
    • “How Safe is Your Baby’s Sleep?”
  • Bronze
    • “Raised Learner”
  • Merit
    • “How Much Do You Know About Autism?”

2014

FOLIO

  • Honorable Mention
    • Eddie Award, Consumer Single Article, Parenting/Family, “How Safe is Your Baby’s Sleep?”

MIN EDITORIAL & DESIGN AWARDS

  • Honorable Mention
    • Single Article, “How Safe Is Your Baby’s Sleep?”

2013

FOLIO

  • Winner
    • Eddie Award, Best Article/Parenting, “Is Your Baby Safe on the Road?”

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Silver
    • “The Other Postpartum Problem”
    • “Is Your Baby Safe on the Road?”
  • Bronze
    • “Is He Gaining Enough Weight?”
    • “Love Your Summer with Baby”
  • Merit
    • “Keep Your Sweetie Safe”
    • “Pumping at Work?”

2012

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Gold
    • “Sureshots”
    • “Find the Best Baby Docs”
  • Bronze
    • “Top Docs Talk Shots”
  • Merit
    • “Special Delivery”

2011

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS

  • Bronze
    • “Is Your Baby Too Big?”
    • “Breastfeeding Success”

Board of Advisors

Harvey Karp, M.D.
Author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler of the Block

Laura E. Riley, M.D.
Medical Director of Labor and Delivery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Sara DuMond, M.D., FAAP
General Pediatrician
Northlake Children’s Associates
Mooresville, North Carolina

Tara Gidus, M.S.,
Author of Pregnancy Cooking & Nutrition for Dummies

Claire Lerner, L.C.S.W.
Director of Parenting Resources
Zero to Three

Paul Offit, M.D.
Chief of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Laura Jana, M.D., FAAP
Pediatrician and co-author of Heading Home With Your Newborn and Food Fights