Could a parent’s smartphone use be harmful to her toddler?

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A recent study by Tel Aviv University in Israel suggests a child’s development might be affected. Parents distracted by regular smartphone use are potentially causing long-term developmental damage to toddlers due to the lack of interaction between parent and child. This, according to a newly published study by Tel Aviv University researchers in Israel. The researchers determined that kids get four times less attention when their moms were on their phones. The study found that toddlers who have moms with regular smartphone use receive a reduction in interaction by a…

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