Benjamin Spock


Personal Information

  • Benjamin Mclane Spock
  • New Haven, Connecticut
  • May 2, 1903


  • Was the first pediatrician to study psychoanalyst to try and understand child's needs and family dynamics

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Education and Training

  • School: Phillips academy, and Yale University
  • Degrees: Medical degree


  • Pediatrician who felt strong about baby and Childs needs
  • Above anything Dr. Spock wanted children and babies to be treated correctly and wanted parents to know how to do so.