Are there children around you or in your home who are using the phone? And have you studied how screen time can affect children?
How does it affect a baby’s brain?
According to the structure of the brain, our behavior, the brain deals with emotions. The brain creates. In addition, language skills; balance; the brain controls all the senses of touch.
Let’s see what this has to do with phones.
The phone has a blue light. The light emitted by blue screens, such as TV screens and Phone screens, can definitely damage the brain.
Not in a day.
It can happen if you use it every day for about 4 or 5 hours. All of this has been tested by researchers.
Therefore, do not use cell phones or screens to keep children quiet. For them, life can be quiet.
If you think they need to use it for it, first, researchers have looked at children’s screen time. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your child’s age.
Screen Time for Kids
New recommendations: The longtime “no screen time before 2” rule is out. Here are the latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.[ https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Children-And-Watching-TV-054.aspx ]
• 18 months or younger
No screens are still the best.
Researchers said that children at this age should never look at a screen. But sometimes they allow for video calls. For example, when they are having a conversation on the screen with a parent or someone. The exception is live video chat with family and friends.
• 18 months to 2 years
Limit screen time and avoid solo use. At this age, we can only permit limited screen time but it is important to avoid solo use. We can use education and knowledge videos for a limited time.
The important thing is that an adult should be around. You need to determine which programs to watch and which ones to watch. Choose high-quality educational programming and watch with kids to ensure understanding.
• 2 to 5 years
Limit screen time to an hour a day.
Parents should watch as well to ensure understanding and application to their world.
• 6 or older
Place consistent limits on the time spent and types of media.
I think now you will be clear already why you control your children’s screen time?