In today’s world, it is difficult to escape technology — even for young children. In fact, according to Common Sense Media, 38% of babies under 2 use tablets or smartphones, up from 10% in 2011. Yet, a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics states that children with self-soothing, sleep, emotional regulation, and attention issues are linked to mildly increased media exposure. Read the infographic below to learn more about toddlers and technology, and tips to encourage face-to-face interaction.
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