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Emily Oster's New Book "Cribsheet"


In The Moment ... April 25, 2019 Show 562 Hour 2

Stay-at-work or stay-at-home? Breastfeed or break out the bottle? And what about the value of preschool? These are issues that tend to unravel into dramatic cultural debate.

A new book by economist Emily Oster searches for a comprehensive body of evidence to help people get the most controversial aspects of parenting right. Oster's new book is Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, From Birth to Preschool.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.