18 Oct '11, 4pm

Turn it Off: TV is Officially Harmful to Children Under Two Says AAP.

Turn it Off: TV is Officially Harmful to Children Under Two Says AAP.

Many of our generation was parked in front of the TV by our mothers, as a quick fix babysitter. But it wasn’t until years later in 1999, that the AAP began researching the effects of TV. Although many TV shows, like the beloved Sesame Street, are educational for children , they are virtually lost on babies. The studies found that children under two see TV, videos, and now iPads and computers, as nothing more than mesmerizing glowing objects. Kids aren’t learning their ABC’s or 123′s from watching television, and prolonged exposure to TV can hinder basic developmental skills.

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