Exercise with Baby and TV Watching

Babies and Moms: Birth and Beyond » Podcast Feed show

Summary: The founder of Stroller Strides talks about realistic exercise now that baby is here and we’ll be talking about TV watching for the under 3 crowd.  Plus, we will update you on our signing progress and what’s happening in the world. TV–Does it Have Any Value for Kids?New research is showing that TV watching is not good for kids.  The claim always seemed too good to be true: park your infant in front of a video and, in no time, he or she will be talking and getting smarter than the neighbor’s kid. In the latest study on the effects of popular videos such as the “Baby Einstein” and “Brainy Baby” series, researchers find that these products may be doing more harm than good. And they may actually delay language development in toddlers and cause them to be overstimulated. See http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1650352,00.html?cnn=yes