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Should we let our baby watch tv (about 30-60 minutes a day, max)?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No Need

Under 2 years of age , it is recommended that tv not be used .
Why do it?

In brief: No Need

Under 2 years of age , it is recommended that tv not be used .
Why do it?
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: No. TV viewing under

age 2 delays language development in a lasting way.
Infants & toddlers need responsive, reciprocal social communication & interaction to promote development. Read http://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Why-to-Avoid-TV-Before-Age-2.aspx for all other harmful impacts of TV viewing in infants & toddlers. Limit all screen time to 1-2 hours/day after age 2.

In brief: No. TV viewing under

age 2 delays language development in a lasting way.
Infants & toddlers need responsive, reciprocal social communication & interaction to promote development. Read http://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Why-to-Avoid-TV-Before-Age-2.aspx for all other harmful impacts of TV viewing in infants & toddlers. Limit all screen time to 1-2 hours/day after age 2.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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