Good News: Apparently Screen Time Is Now OK For Kids Under 2 Years of Age

Oct 25, 2016 at 10:23 am |

Good news for parents

Good news for parents!

It’s tough being a parent, and most of us have used the television or a smartphone or an iPad to keep our babies or toddlers occupied for a few minutes so we could start dinner, clean something up or simply go the bathroom in peace.

Up until now we’ve been made to feel a bit guilty for doing so, since the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that children under 2 not be allowed to have any screen time at all. Now parents can breathe a little because the AAP has just changed that recommendation, but there’s a catch.

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Parents everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief now that the American Academy of Pediatrics has said that screen time before the age of 2 can be ok.

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