You'll have to find another way to entertain your little one no screen time for babies

No Screen time for children under 18 months

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The American  Academy of Pediatrics just came out with new guidelines for screen time and children ditching older and more rigid ones.

Here's what they're recommending:

Children under 18 months - no screen time. 
Children age’s two to five - one hour of high quality screen time per day. 
And with Older children & teenagers - parents should discuss.

But, The Academy did make an interesting exception saying video chatting with parents and grandparents is a healthy form of communication.

They recommend that parents should also set up media-free zones in your home. The group did not set a limit on texting.

And it's important to remember that not all screen time is bad. There are some 80-thousand educational apps that can help children learn.


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