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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Supplements of Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Lead to Healthier Babies
Vitamin D During Pregnancy and Baby’s Growth

A lead article in the July issue of Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics analyzed the results of 24 studies involving over 5,000 pregnant mothers. The study concluded that those who took supplements of vitamin D during pregnancy (in the range of 1,000 -2,000...

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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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