William Sears


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Dr. Sears, or Dr. Bill as his "little patients" call him, is the father of eight children as well as the author of over 30 books on childcare. Dr. Bill is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Bill received his pediatric training at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital in Boston and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto -- the largest children’s hospital in the world, where he served as associate ward chief of the newborn nursery and associate professor of pediatrics. Dr. Sears is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and a fellow of the Royal College of Pediatricians (RCP).Dr. Bill is also a medical and parenting consultant for BabyTalk and ...more

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Tips to Lower the Risk of COVID

5 Tips to Lower Your Risk of Getting  COVID

A question we get every day in the Sears medical practice is “Doctor, what can I do to lessen my family’s chance of getting COVID?” Nearly every newscast promotes the scary term “vulnerable,” meaning those at the highest risk of getting the sickest from COVID. The COVID crisis has taught us this point: the most vulnerable persons are those with a weakened

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“How you approach birth is intimately connected with how you approach life”
William Sears, The Pregnancy Book: A Month-By-Month Guide Tag: Everythg. You Need to Know from America'S..

“Oftentimes I felt ridiculous giving my seal of approval to what was in reality such a natural thing to do, sort of like reinventing the wheel and extolling its virtues. Had parents' intuition sunk so low that some strange man had to tell modern women that it was okay to sleep with their babies?”
William Sears, Sids: A Parent's Guide to Understanding and Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

“In the first several months of life, a baby’s wants are a baby’s needs.”
William Sears, The Attachment Parenting Book : A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and Nurturing Your Baby

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