Parents! Grandparents! Doting relatives! Family friends!
Send in your baby's picture for New Baby News, the Akron Beacon Journal's annual album of newborns. This years special section will feature babies born from January 1st to December 31, 2013. Participating babies will appear in the special section on March 9, 2014, and on the Akron Beacon Journal's website, In addition, New Baby News customers living in the newspaper's five-county delivery area will receive 5 extra copies of the March 9 newspaper at their homes by the end of that week.


1) Complete the order form below.

2) Upload a high-resolution digital photo of your baby. (JPG, TIFF or EPS). Please label the file with the baby's name.

3) Have your credit card information ready. A representative from the Akron Beacon Journal/ will contact you for payment.

4) Enter the phone number where you can be reached between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You will recieve a call in the next 7-10 business days to provide payment information.

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*PLEASE NOTE: Orders are NOT complete until payment is made. Only completed orders will be published.

*NOTE: Mail submissions will only be taken that are postmarked by February 14th, 2014.
              Online submissions or in-person submission will be accepted through February 21st, 2014.

** Due to space constraints, middle names of multiple babies in the same photo may not fit.

Parent(s) Information

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*** Photos will be cropped to display baby's face.

Release statement: I certify that I am authorized to release this child’s photograph for publication in the 2014 New Baby News section, Sunday, March 9, 2014, by clicking submit I agree to hold harmless the Akron Beacon Journal and for any action resulting from such publication. I understand that the Akron Beacon Journal and are not responsible for returning photographs. Last names of the babies and parents will not be published for security reasons. By submitting the information form, you are giving the Akron Beacon Journal and and partners permission to send advertising offers.

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*Or for twins and triplets in same picture **Separate photos.