Would you like to advertise in our magazine?


Helga Himer Photography

Helga Himer Photography


Please contact our advertisement representative at bi_ads@asac.ab.ca. You can ask for a sample copy of the magazine.























Rates may change without notice. GST is not applicable.






















Colour cover ads: 






















– Outside back cover, full page, glossy: 8″ wide x 10.625″ tall plus 1/4″ bleeds = $600






















– Inside cover, full page, glossy: 8″ wide x 10.625″ tall plus 1/4″ bleeds = $485






















Inside cover, 1/2 page, glossy, (horizontal): 7″ wide x 4.5″ tall = $275






















Inside cover, 1/2 page, glossy, (vertical): 3.4″ wide x 9.125″ tall = $275






















-Inside cover, 1/4 page, glossy (vertical): 3.4″ wide x 4.5″ tall: $160






















Colour interior ads:






















        – Full page: 7″ wide x 9.625″ tall (no bleed) = $440 






















        – 1/2 page (horizontal): 7″ wide x 4.5″ tall = $260






















        – 1/2 page (vertical): 3.4″ wide x 9.125″ tall = $260






















       – 1/4 page (vertical): 3.4″ wide x 4.5″ tall = $145


























Ad Deadlines






















Deadlines for magazine ad submissions are:






















February 1 for Spring publication 

June 1 for Summer publication

October 1 for Fall/Winter publication






















Deadlines for magazine ad payments are:






















March 1 for Spring publication

July 1 for Summer publication

November 1 for Fall/Winter publication

Birth Issues is run entirely by volunteers. To save on volunteer admin time, please make sure your ads are paid on time. 
You can set-up an auto-renewal with our Treasurer: treasurer@asac.ab.ca.






















Featured Photographers






















Being a Featured Photographer means that your photos and bio will be featured in one issue of the Birth Issues magazine. In exchange we ask you to commit to be a paid advertiser in one issue. The size of the ad is up to you!






















To be a Featured Photographer in Birth Issues, email your intent to bi_ads@asac.ab.ca. Once accepted please provide the following —






















Bio, with your professional name and website, stating your interest in childbirth and birth photography

Ad according to specs above

6-15 photos for the interior (colour or black and white)

1 colour photo for the cover, permission for the cover given by photo subject(s)

Photos must be at least 5 MB jpegs

If possible, match your photos with the stated theme of the issue. You can be creative!

DEADLINE: January 20 for Spring publication, May 20 for Summer publication, September 20 for Fall/Winter publication






















Advertising policy






















All ads, photography and artwork intended for publication in Birth Issues must meet the following criteria:






















It must not contradict the stated goals of ASAC.

It must accurately reflect current research; claims must be supported by medical or scientific research.

It must comply with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Code on the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.






















It is the responsibility of the advertising representative to ensure that this policy is communicated to advertisers. In the event of a questionable ad, the ASAC board shall determine if submitted ads comply with requirements.






















In the event that an ad not in compliance is found during the proofing process, the Editor in Chief will remove the ad in question. Time-permitting, the advertiser will be given the opportunity to correct the ad. If it is not possible to correct the ad, the advertiser may choose between having payment refunded or a corrected ad published in the next issue.






















If the ad is not paid by the ad payment deadline, the Editor in Chief reserves the right to not publish the ad. If the ad is published, the ad representative will contact the advertiser reminding him or her of the outstanding balance.