From: NPR

Could Video Chats Be Good For Your Infant?

NPR:

Since 2011, the American Pediatric Association has advised parents of children under age 2 to avoid screen time for their infants, noting the accumulating evidence of potential risks and the lack of evidence for educational or developmental benefits.

Yet screens are an integral part of many young children’s lives. For some families, tablets, computers and smartphones aren’t just a source of passive entertainment; video chat platforms such as FaceTime and Skype provide a way to connect with distant family and friends.

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