The new recommendations are also more specific to the age of the child and, as a whole, are more generous. The guidelines become progressively looser after that.
For the youngest set — infants and toddlers younger than 18 months — Jenny Radesky, Yolanda Reid Chassiakos, and other authors of the guidelines now explicitly say that video-chatting with grandma and grandpa (or anyone else parents approve of) is okay. Between 18 to 24 months of age, they say parents "who want to" can introduce snippets of things like educational shows.
But at its annual meeting in San Francisco on Friday, the group, acknowledging that some online media exposure can be beneficial, announced that it has radically revised its thinking on the subject.
The first big change is in how it defines screen time in the first place.
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