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Freakonomics

Humans have been hav­ing kids for­ev­er, so why are mod­ern par­ents so bewil­dered? The econ­o­mist Emi­ly Oster mar­shals the evi­dence on the most con­tentious top­ics — breast­feed­ing and sleep train­ing, vac­cines and screen time — and tells her fel­low par­ents to calm the heck down.