Tech Time! TV, Videos, and Young Children

August 15, 2011

Watching TV and videos is part of daily life in many families—but the
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says to be cautious. Too much
screen time—time spent in front of TVs and other electronic devices—may
cause problems for babies and young children. These problems include
lack of exercise, obesity, eyestrain, and not enough active learning or
play with others. Here are some ways to help your children learn good
viewing habits.