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How close should my child sit to the tv?

12 doctors weighed in
8 doctors agree

In brief: Preferably...

...In a different zip code...

In brief: Preferably...

...In a different zip code...
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
I was going to suggest in another room, but another zipcode is even better! Turn off the TV.
Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Shouldn't watch

Its better if you don't have the tv on at all! however, its understandable that sometimes your children may want to watch a movie or other program (they should always be supervised).
Just make sure they are watching 2 hrs or less a day. Never put a tv in your child's bedroom.

In brief: Shouldn't watch

Its better if you don't have the tv on at all! however, its understandable that sometimes your children may want to watch a movie or other program (they should always be supervised).
Just make sure they are watching 2 hrs or less a day. Never put a tv in your child's bedroom.
Dr. Laura Webb
Dr. Laura Webb
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