Findings support American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines on technology use by very young children
(HealthDay News) — Letting a baby or toddler use a smartphone or tablet may lead to delays in talking, a new study suggests.
“Handheld devices are everywhere these days,” said principal investigator Dr. Catherine Birken, a staff pediatrician and scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
“While new pediatric guidelines suggest limiting screen time for babies and toddlers, we believe that the use of smartphones and tablets with young children has become quite common. This is the first study to report an association