Babies Use Tablets

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Based on data collected from a thousand parents, My Child Online, Mijn Kind Online, concludes that one in three babies regularly plays with a tablet computer.

A year earlier the number was one in eight among 1-year-old babies. The research also shows that nowadays more families have a tablet. Two in three families own a computer.

NOS.nl reports that despite this development, reading aloud from a real book is still more popular. Parents read to more than eighty percent of the 0- to 7-year-old children.

Also, according to Nu.nl, smartphones are frequently used by children. Forty percent of kids between 0 and 3 years old regularly use their parents' phones.

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