A new study reports “the majority of children under age 5 are getting more screen time than is recommended.” The report was a systematic review and meta-analysis that found that “more than 75% of children younger than 2 and 64% of kids ages 2 to 5 exceeded the recommended guidelines.”
The investigators “analyzed over 60 studies looking at more than 89,000 children around the world” and “found that kids under 2 consume more TV and movies, while kids ages 2 to 5 engage in everything from TV and movies to tablets and video games.”
Guidelines suggest that
These guidelines have been adopted around the world. The findings were published in JAMA Pediatrics.
© Copyright WLL, INC. 2022. This blog provides healthcare tips and advice that you can trust about a wide variety of general health information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from your regular physician. If you are concerned about your health, take what you learn from this blog and meet with your personal doctor to discuss your concerns.