Benjamin Spock

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United States pediatrician whose many books on child care influenced the upbringing of children around the world (1903-1998)


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Benjamin Spock preached against spanking children if they misbehaved because their personalities might be warped and it could damage their self esteem.
Benjamin Spock, who had long been America's favorite doctor, received many letters from both opponents and supporters of the war.
Benjamin Spock, who wrote the immensely popular "Baby and Child Care" many years ago, put it best when he said, "It is often better to put down the book and pick up the baby
Benjamin Spock, The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care (New York, 1946), pp.
Along this line appeared pediatrician Benjamin Spock, whose writings became the bible for mothers raising their children.
Benjamin Spock, were participating in a march on the Pentagon to protest against the war in Vietnam.
The author attempts to explain our obsession with self-fulfillment without any reference to Benjamin Spock or his psychoanalytically-derived ideas of childrearing.
Benjamin Spock and DC Statehood Party founder Julius Hobson heading the ticket.
Famous volunteers with Frontier College include a young Norman Bethune in 1911 and Benjamin Spock (who worked on a mil gang near Kenora, Ontario) in 1926.
Grant answers these questions using numerous sources -- including the minutes of assorted child study groups, the papers of the American Association of University Women, and letters from mothers to pediatrician Benjamin Spock -- and the answers, she argues, are yes, yes, yes, and yes.
SPOCK'S BABY AND CHILD CARE, Seventh Edition By Benjamin Spock, M.
Scanning the index, I imagine that the authors were delighted with a number of their 70 respondents: Isabel Allende, Mario Cuomo, Jesse Jackson, Norman Lear, Rosa Parks, Benjamin Spock, and John Updike.
In many respects, Winnicott was to the British what Benjamin Spock has been to Americans.
Benjamin Spock empowered parents to trust themselves, by giving them simple, expert advice and reassuring them that common sense plays an important role in parenting.