Pitch Child Health Stories to Parents.com

Extra points if you weave anecdotes into a service piece.

Because Parents.com is the landing page for more than one family- and child-related Meredith brand, from Parents to Parents Latina, there is a large breadth of topics to pitch.

If you want to go for the site’s bread and butter topics, pitch pieces that speak to moms-to-be or new parents. Even when targeting that specific demo, there’s still a lot to cover.

Though Parents.com covers the gamut of parenting news and advice — from conception to “big kid” years — [Parents Digital general manager Tracy] Odell notes that pregnancy, baby and kid’s health are the most freelancer-friendly sections of the site. Here, writers can snag a byline delving into topics as varied as creating the perfect birth plan, to a roundup of educational activities for infants and a current look at both sides of the vaccine debate. Typical word counts for those articles are 750 to 1,000 words.

For more, read: How To Pitch: Parents.com

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