Ep. 43: Should You Sleep Train? Breastfeed? Room Share? Science May Hold the Answer! Talking the Data of Parenthood in the Early Years with Emily Oster, Author of Cribsheet
April 29, 2019
Shanna and Laura interview Emily Oster, economist and author of the new book Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool, and they talk about how new parents can use the results of scientific research to guide their parenting decisions on topics such as breastfeeding, sleep training and more. Also, Shanna discusses the upcoming end of her maternity leave, and Laura recounts a remarkable day and night with her baby. Finally, the new moms reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 15 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 11 weeks old.
- Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool* by our guest, Emily Oster. This book is an amazing resource! *affiliate link
- Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know* by our guest, Emily Oster. Laura and Shanna both lived by this book during pregnancy. *affiliate link
- GABRIALLA Elastic Maternity Belt* Emily's BFP from this episode -- it allowed her to keep running through 37 weeks! *affiliate link