Pediatrician Matthew Aney, MD, FAAP has developed this printer-friendly collection of files mainly oriented to medical concerns with Ezzo methods.
Dear Concerned Parent:
Matthew Aney, M.D., FAAP
Articles listed chronologically
Summary of AAP Involvement in Ezzo Parenting Issue
North Carolina Hospital Report on "Ezzo Babies"
Specific Examples of Problems Associated with GFI Program
Report from Child Abuse Prevention Council of Orange County
AAP News: Babywise Advice Linked to Dehydration
AAP District IV Resolution Passed by Eight States
AAP National Annual Chapter Forum: Resolution on Infant Management Program
GFI's Comparison Chart of Ezzo and AAP Advice
(designed by Ezzo to demonstrate similarities)
Dr. Aney's Analysis of GFI's Comparision Chart
Review of 1998 Version of BabyWise
Cue Feeding for Breastfed Infants
Santa Clara Valley Breastfeeding Task Force
Child Magazine, Pediatric News: "Baby-Care Book Could Be Dangerous"
GFI Program "GFI: An Extreme Response to Attachment Parenting," by Dr. Barbara Francis
The Journal of Perinatal Education
Open Letter from Michael and Michelle Hsieh, former Ezzo Parents
Dr. T. Berry Brazelton on Gary Ezzo's Parenting Program
"What to Make of BabyWise" by Patty Donohue-Carey
Christianity Today: "Growing Criticism--Groups Back Away from Preparation for Parenting
Christian Research Journal: "More Than a Parenting Ministry: The Cultic Characteristics of Growing Families International"
Christian Research Journal: "A Matter of Bias?: Examining the Response of GFI to Criticism"
Focus on the Family Statement on Ezzo Curriculum
Dr. John MacArthur Statement on Gary Ezzo
Catholic Parent: "Raising Children God's Way? Oh Baby!"
Living Hope Evangelical Fellowship Statement on Gary Ezzo
Christianity Today: "Unprepared to Teach Parenting?"
Christianity Today: "BabyWise Publisher Plans Contract Cancellation"
An Evaluation of the Ezzo Parenting Programs by Dr. Kent McClain
Christianity Today: "BabyWise Almost Dropped"
For Ministry.com: "What's the Fuss over BabyWise and Preparation for Parenting?"
Salon magazine: "Getting Wise to BabyWise"
BayArea Parent: Spoiled Rotten Children?
Ladies Home Journal: "Babies in Danger?"
Bradenton Herald: Interview with Gary Ezzo
Daily Express: "The Parents Who Believe Inflicting Pain is God's Will"
Woman's Day: "Should Parents Be Stricter?"
Tulsa Kids Part One:
"BabyWise? Be Wary!"
Tulsa Kids Part Two: "BabyWise? Be Wary!"