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About Us

The Swaddle covers the latest in health, gender, and culture in India — and why it matters.

What started as a maternal health resource — specifically intended to address the dearth of reliable, vetted, and researched guidance for new mothers — quickly expanded to cover global breaking health and science news, with a specific focus on how it relates to women’s health in India. Our Resources section has become the comprehensive go-to guide on basic health and mental health for hundreds of thousands of Indian women every month.

The Swaddle’s gender and culture reporting unpacks so much that is in flux in Indian society: gender stereotypes in media, workplace, and the home, and evolving notions of masculinity and sexuality. Whether through reporting, op-eds, video, podcasts, campaigns, or live events, we cover the issues we care about, from the angles everyone should be talking about. 

For partnerships, write to us at partners@theswaddle.com.

For pitches, write to us at editors@theswaddle.com. Please follow these pitch guidelines to help us better understand your story idea.

In the subject of the email, please include the section you envision your story falling under, along with a proposed headline (e.g., Science pitch: ‘Proposed Headline’)

In the body of the email, please include:

  • a short paragraph exploring the idea of your story
  • the format of the article (i.e., first-person essay, reported feature, opinion editorial, news analysis, etc.)
  • the sources you plan to include, if any, and the access you have to them (at the time of pitching, access to experts should already be confirmed)
  • links to your other published work
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