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Can my toddler use my iPhone?

Find out if it's safe to let a toddler play with a smartphone or tablet.


Find out if it's safe to let a toddler play with a smartphone or tablet.

The Bump Expert

Dealing with a fussy toddler can be tough, so distracting her with your cell phone may seem like a good idea. But you might want to rethink it. Children under two years old should stay screen-free, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Plus, kid-friendly apps are meant to be enjoyed by parents and children together, says Monica Vila, founder of TheOnlineMom.com, a website that helps parents protect their kids online.

Then there are safety risks: If baby drops a phone or tablet, batteries can fall out and screens can shatter. Also, have you seen reports that cell phones have traces of poop on them? Yuck! No matter how much you clean, your gadget could still be germy. Do you really want to let baby get her hands on that?

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The Bump Editors

Can my toddler use my iPhone?

This is a big NO, No... they can choke it, and besides these are dirty stuff and contains foreign microbial particles that can affect to your baby's health. There are specific toys allowed for them.

Raiza of Keka Company
"see us and design your gadget case at http://www.kekacase.com/design-your-own/phone-cases.html"

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