Cheerful Book Club

Emily Oster: Cribsheet

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Special guest co-host Sarah O’Connor joins us for this conversation with economist Emily Oster. Emily chats about Cribsheet’ - her data-driven guide to parenting, covering everything from breastfeeding to screen time. We talk through the big myths, how gender drives research, and the best parenting advice she ever got. Cheerful Book Club is brought to you by VINTAGE books ( For information regarding your data privacy, visit