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December 19, 2013

THEIR VIEW: Babies don't need tech gadgets

(Continued)

Kids will be introduced to interactive software and the newest technology soon enough. Relying on electronic devices to occupy them as infants and toddlers is taking an unnecessary risk in their development.

The brains of babies and toddlers are sponges that take in so much in such a concentrated amount of time. Seems like a no-brainer to give them personal attention when possible.

— The Mankato (Minn.) Free Press

THE ISSUE Technology is pushing its way into products being marketed to parents to help with babies' development. THEIR VIEW Relying on electronic devices to occupy them as infants and toddlers is taking an unnecessary risk in their development.

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