Benjamin Spock was a paediatrician who was a native of America. He is best known for his parenting advice books. His most famous book, ‘Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care’ was published in 1946. Dr Spock’s writings have influenced generations of parents.
Benjamin McLane Spock was born in New Haven, Connecticut in 1903. Having received his medical degree in 1929 he worked as a paediatrician in New York. In response to the rigid regime in which children were reared at the time he published ‘Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care’. The books was highly successful. It has been published in over 30 languages and has sold millions of copies.
Dr Spock, a paediatrician who is best known for his parenting advice book ‘Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care’, was born in the year 1903 On This Day.