Making Sense of Parenting Advice with Emily Oster

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When it comes to parenting, the questions are endless, as is the advice. Health economist Emily Oster uses data to sort through the overwhelming number of studies, books, and articles telling parents what to do, in hopes of encouraging a more relaxed approach to child rearing. Oster argues that organizations like the American Pediatric Association need to get better at communicating realistic risks and benefits to time-strapped parents. Tell us: What's the most unrealistic piece of parenting advice you've received? What questions do you have for Oster?

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