Fit Pregnancy is a Web site for pregnant women and new mothers.

History

Fit Pregnancy was founded as a magazine in 1993 by Weider Publications as a spin-off of Shape Magazine. Weider Publications was acquired by American Media, Inc. in November 2002. In 2015, Fit Pregnancy was acquired by Meredith, who closed its print edition.[3]

Peg Moline is the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief.[4]

Fit Pregnancy offers advice and health information from OB/GYNs and Pediatricians, such as Dr. Jay Gordon,[5] Dr. Michel Cohen,[6] and FitPregnancy.com's Ask the Labor Nurse blogger Jeanne Faulkner.[7]

Fit Pregnancy's annual feature on The Best Cities to Have a Baby has been regularly featured on the NBC program Today. The magazine encourages breastfeeding, fitness, and regularly features a column on Environmentalism.

Awards

Magazine excellence:

  • National Information Health awards
  • 19 since 1999, such as for "Best Health & Fitness Consumer Magazine" for the October/November 2007 issue and for "Best Table of Contents" for the December/January 2008 issue.[8]

Famous pregnancies

Celebrity pregnancies which have been featured in the magazine include: Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Reece, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Brooke Burke, Lara Spencer, Cindy Crawford, Alex Kingston, Ming-Na, Kelli Williams, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jane Kaczmarek, Ana Gasteyer, Jenny McCarthy, Toni Braxton, Catherine Bell, Christa Miller Lawrence, Kimora Lee Simmons, Rachel Griffiths, Denise Richards, Kathryn Sansone, and Chynna Phillips.

Related articles, books, and DVDs

  • The New York Times: November 12, 2007 [9]
  • Starring: Jennifer Gianni; Director: Linda Shelton Rating [10]
  • by FitPregnancy (Author), Peg Moline (Editor) [2]