Robert W. Sears, MD, FAAP, is a board certified pediatrician in private practice in Dana Point, CA. “Dr. Bob”, as his little patients like to call him, received his medical degree in 1995 from Georgetown University and completed his pediatric training at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles in 1998. He is a co-author of six books so far in the Sears Parenting Library, including The Healthiest Kid in the Neighborhood, Father’s First Steps, The Baby Book, The Premature Baby Book, and The Baby Sleep Book.

His first solo work, The Vaccine Book – Making the Right Decision for your Child, highlights his passion for providing America’s parents with a fair and objective look at childhood vaccines. Dr. Bob is also co-author of Happy Baby: the Organic Guide to Baby’s First 24 Months, in which he provides new families with practical ways to raise a health baby in an increasingly toxic world.

Dr. Bob is passionate about combining mainstream medicine with a more natural and holistic approach to pediatric care in his office and his writing. His is a DAN! physician who uses biomedical treatments to help recover children from autism (watch for The Autism Book: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Early Detection, Treatment, Recovery, and Prevention coming in April 2010). He is a medical consultant for Happy Baby Organic Baby Food and an Advisory Board Member for Kaplan University Department of Health Sciences. Dr. Bob has appeared on the CBS Early Show, The Ellen Show, CNN, and the Dr. Phil Show. He is the proud father of three boys, ages 16, 13 and 7. In his spare time Dr. Bob enjoys surfing the California waves, mountain biking, playing bass guitar with his teenage son guitarist, trying to keep up with his youngest son, reading, speaking at parenting conferences throughout the U.S. and is the chief editor and writer for www.AskDrSears.com and www.TheVaccineBook.com.

*Colief is proud to partner with Dr. Bob Sears as part of a national effort to educate parents about colic. While Dr. Sears is a paid spokesperson for Colief, the opinions expressed in his videos and articles are his own.