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When our daughter was born, we decided not to post photos of her face to social media without her permission, and so far we’ve stuck to that, which I am glad of.

As a photographer who often derived validation from “engagement” on social media, this is a great chance to reflect… and to appreciate those private moments.

@gosha Not sure I'm going to be a parent, certainly no plans now, but if I do I intend to do this as well. Sort of weird how documented these kids can be without their consent imo!

@ian yeah, agree, it’s definitely unsettling, especially when it seems like the posts serve the parents more than anything else.

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