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Spock, Benjamin McLane Syllabification: Spock, Benjamin McLane

Definition of Spock, Benjamin McLane in English:

( 1903–98), US pediatrician and writer; known as Dr. Spock. His influential manual The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, first published in 1946, challenged traditional ideas in child-rearing in favor of a psychological approach.

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