Toddlers don’t need firm screen time limits, new Canadian guidance says

Toddlers don’t need firm screen time limits, new Canadian guidance says

Really interesting article for the new guidelines dealing with screens and children and toddlers.

The Canadian Paediatric Society has ditched setting firm time limits for screen use among toddlers and preschoolers, encouraging instead that parents prioritize educational, interactive and age-appropriate material.

New guidance released Thursday morning still urges no screens at all for kids younger than age two, except to video-chat with others, such as grandparents.

But a previous recommendation to limit two-to-five-year-olds to one hour a day of screen time has been scrapped as the doctors’ group reassesses our changing relationship with technology.

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