Queen Anne, New Year's resolutions and the first baby born from a transplanted uterus in the US

Jan 22, 06:00 AM

In episode 30, we talk about Yorgos Lanthimos’ film The Favourite, January trends such as veganuary and dry January and the ethical and medical implications of babies born from transplanted uterus. Our three figures are Queen Anne, that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February and the cover of Time magazine showing the first baby born from a transplanted uterus in the US. 

Normal People by Sally Rooney (2018)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Normal-People-Sally-Rooney/dp/0571334644

This is Going to Hurt: Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Dr Adam Kay (2017)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/This-Going-Hurt-Secret-Diaries/dp/1509858636/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1548106560&sr=1-1&keywords=this+is+going+to+hurt

Big Little Lies (2017)

https://www.hbo.com/big-little-lies

Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)

https://www.channel4.com/programmes/brexit-the-uncivil-war

If I Can Do It, presented by Bryony Gordon

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/if-i-can-do-it/id1444427563?mt=2

Brutally Honest by Melanie Brown (2018)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Brutally-Honest-Melanie-Brown/dp/1787133524

My Thoughts Exactly by Lily Allen (2018)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Thoughts-Exactly-No-1-Bestseller/dp/1911600893/ref=pdlposbs14t2?encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=MP3TH9HXX4P9FZGD7DY7

Losing my virginity by Richard Branson (2009)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Losing-Virginity-Sir-Richard-Branson/dp/0753519550

Figure 1: Queen Anne

In profile: Queen Anne

https://www.historyextra.com/period/stuart/queen-anne-facts-life-favourites-duchess-marlborough-union-england-scotland/

The Favourite: The real history behind the new Queen Anne film

https://www.historyextra.com/period/stuart/real-history-the-favourite-film-queen-anne-olivia-colman-hannah-greig/

Queen Anne in The Favourite: how true is the story?

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/queen-anne-in-the-favourite-how-true-is-the-story-nvnt5jxgd

The Favourite: The Real-Life Power Struggle Between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill, Julie Miller

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/11/the-favourite-movie-true-story-queen-anne

Monarchy, By David Starchy (2006)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Monarchy-David-Starkey-3/dp/B00TEPBBBE

Figure 2: 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February

80% of New Year's resolutions fail by February — here's how to keep yours, Kelsey Mulvey

https://www.businessinsider.com/new-years-resolutions-courses-2016-12?r=US&IR=T

Quitters' Day: People most likely to give up New Year’s resolutions today, Sabrina Barr

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/quitters-day-new-years-resolutions-give-up-fail-today-a8155386.html

How long do people keep their New Year resolutions? George Arnett

https://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2015/dec/31/how-long-do-people-keep-their-new-year-resolutions

Nobody Panic: How to make New Year’s resolutions, presented by Tessa Coates and Stevie Martin

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/nobody-panic/id1384124028?mt=2

Kiswahili proverbs you should have made your New Year’s resolutions, Raifa Rafiq

http://gal-dem.com/kiswahili-proverbs-new-years-resolutions/

Figure 3: Cover of Time magazine showing the first baby born from a transplanted uterus in the US

Why One Woman Donated Her Uterus to a Stranger, Alexandra Sifferlin

http://time.com/5053479/uterus-transplant-donor/

How a Transplanted Face Transformed Katie Stubblefield’s Life, Joanna Connors

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/09/face-transplant-katie-stubblefield-story-identity-surgery-science/

Thousands of Women Are Born Without a Uterus. A New Procedure Offers Them Hope

http://time.com/5492635/uterus-transplant-baby/

First womb-transplant baby born, BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/health-29488458/first-womb-transplant-baby-born