Out in the Open

A mother agonizes over naming her child

Piya visits Sarmishta Subramanian to talk about why she found it so hard - and why it took her so long - to settle on a name for her child.
(Lisa Bryn Rundle )

It can be tough to name a child. There are so many things to consider including family names, friendly suggestions, cultural backgrounds, inevitable nicknames, and of course how that name will sound on the radio.

'We met him, and I just couldn't imagine using the name we had picked out!'

Sarmishta Subramanian waited until the last possible minute to decide on a name for her son. Piya visits Sarmishta to talk about why she found it so hard -- and why it took her so long -- to settle on a name for her child.

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