Key Takeaway Points
Parents use “screens” for roughly 9 hours in their day and 8 of those 9 hours are for personal use – such as watching TV, playing video games, or scrolling through social media.
Monitor your own screen-time use around your children, and set an example by decreasing your time spent on screens.
Take photos of your children without your phone blocking your face!
Nursing mom’s or dad’s feeding your baby – don’t be on your devices! This limits your engagement with your child which decreases bonding and language development.
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