Benjamin Spock - Journalist, Medical Professional - Biography

Benjamin Spock Biography

Journalist, Medical Professional (1903–1998)
Dr. Spock was best known for his parenting advice book, Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, originally published in 1946.


Dr. Benjamin Spock, born in Connecticut on May 2, 1903, was a pediatrician that published the highly successful book, Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care. He urged parents to trust their common sense, be flexible, and refrain from using corporal punishment. The book has been published in 39 languages and sold over 50 million copies.


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