Dylan in the spotlight

Image: Dylan, 12 hours old in Southmead Hospital, Bristol. Photograph by Sheona Beaumont. One Born Every Minute, Channel 4, 9pm, 10th March. I find myself emerging from maternity leave with both a work hat and a mum hat on at the same time. In the public sphere of TV and online debate around this programme, …

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The shock of the new

Image: Ultrasound of Baby Beaumont the Second. It feels slightly odd marking this post in my ‘research’ category, but the photograph is such a departure point for so many thoughts, that I can’t help but mull it over:  Up to the point of climbing on the hospital bed for the first scan, the knowledge of …

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