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Experts Advise Parents to Strictly Limit Screen Time for Young Children

Dr. Dan Pelzer, Pediatrician explains why screen use isn't recommended for children under two.

Photo of Dan Pelzer, Pediatrician at The Iowa ClinicScreen time can impact a child's health and fitness. There is a link between obese children and too much screen time. Dr. Dan Pelzer, Pediatrician explains that children two and under should not use screens. If they do, there should be a lesson and interaction surrounding the event. Ages two to five should have no more than two hours a day and parents should be present, and the screen should involve interactive lessons.

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