Dr. Jamila Fletcher

2 Charleston Girls

September 21, 2015No, not really…

I see this a lot in the office – a parent hands a smartphone to a toddler – and I get why it happens – when it comes to keeping a young child ‘settled’ –  it really works in that moment…

But, the American Academy of Pediatrics points to some legitimate concerns about the impact of “screentime” beyond that moment for a young child.