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Surprise: Doc who devised screen time limits says iPads may be OK for babies

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Surprise: Doc who devised screen time limits says iPads may be OK for babies

March 13, 2014

http://www.today.com/moms/surprise-doc-says-ipads-may-be-ok-babies-2D79361986

 

Source - NBC's Today Show


A doctor who helped write guidelines discouraging media use by babies and toddlers says he's had second thoughts about the iPad and other devices. Dr. Dimitri Christakis of Seattle Children’s Research Institute, who studies the effect of media on children, now says that kids younger than 2 may actually benefit from 30 minutes to 60 minutes a day of screen time – as long as it's interactive, not passive.

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