Dr. Spock wrote his famous book on child care from 1943 to 1946. It was first published in 1946 by Pocket Books. The first line, ”Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” has been included in all of the following 8 editions.
This 8th edition has been published in countries all over the world, with sales of more than 1M copies. On May 2nd, 2011, Pocket Books will publish the 9th edition with co-author, Dr. Robert Needlman. There will be a pub party in NYC in Central Park at the Boathouse to celebrate the continuation of the legacy of this book.