Xaviera Plooij

Xaviera Plooij, mother of three and CEO of the Wonder Weeks, has one mission: to give parents the tools they need in order to fully understand their baby’s mental and emotional development. Daughter of Dr. Frans X. Plooij and Dr. Hetty van de Rijt, founding authors of The Wonder Weeks, Plas-Plooij has significantly revised and modernized the sixth edition of the book. As a writer, columnist, and popular speaker, she’s in 24/7 contact with parents around the globe. Plas-Plooij is a trusted member of the Lumi by Pampers Expert Advisory Panel. She lives with her husband and children in the Netherlands.


Winner — NAPPA (National Parent Product Award), 2017

Winner — Mumii Award, 2017

Winner — Momâ's choice awards (gold), 2017

Winner — Bizzibaby Award, 2017

Winner — HealthTap award (awarded by doctors), 2017

Winner — Consumers award (gold), 2017

Books by Xaviera Plooij