Medicine: The New Dr. Spock: A Great Dad

Dr.T. (for Thomas) Berry Brazelton, 65, says he is no scientist, which shows a becoming modesty, but he would have a hard time denying that he is the nation's pre-eminent baby doctor. A whole generation of pediatricians has studied and worked with him at Harvard Medical School and the Children's Hospital Medical Center in Boston. Tens of thousands of anxious parents have been reassured by his easygoing guidebooks (Infants and Mothers, Toddlers and Parents, Doctor and Child, On Becoming a Family). Millions of infants who never met him have been tested and...

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