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Is it safe to keep my 10yo keep his cell phone near his head while he sleeps?
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sleep
No. Its not safe. We dont know the long term effects.

In brief: Sleep
No. Its not safe. We dont know the long term effects.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes, but why do it
I believe the hoky stuff about phone radiation will eventually go the way of the "flat earth society".
My bigger concern is why a child would ever need a phone in his room at that age, much less one to keep it close while sleeping. Is his/her addiction to texting/social media so developed that a parent cannot assure their healthy sleep environment. Time for some adjustments in family rules.

In brief: Yes, but why do it
I believe the hoky stuff about phone radiation will eventually go the way of the "flat earth society".
My bigger concern is why a child would ever need a phone in his room at that age, much less one to keep it close while sleeping. Is his/her addiction to texting/social media so developed that a parent cannot assure their healthy sleep environment. Time for some adjustments in family rules.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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