As any parent knows, there is often conflicting advice about how to parent from doctors, family members, friends, and of course the internet. Who's right? Emily Oster is an award-winning economist who used her training in research and data-analytics to find the answers in the numbers.
The Bottom Line
An Ivy League economist makes choices easier for new parents by arming them with data and a healthy understanding of the principles of research-backed decision-making.
II. The True — and Limited — Benefits of Breastfeeding
III. To Vaccinate or Not: The Evidence Is Clear
IV. Nanny vs. Daycare: The Decision Depends on Getting Real
V. Sleep-Training Doesn’t Harm Babies (and Helps Their Parents)
VI. Loosening the Grip of Baby “Milestones”
VII. The Parent Trap
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