Maybe some parents will serve TV shows or movies from DVDs so that their babies don’t get fussy. In fact, these conditions make your baby a passive listener. The habit of parents letting their children watch television from the time they were babies is thought to be a factor that causes babies to be delayed in speaking. Television makes your child a passive listener. Babies will listen more to people or characters who talk on television, babies should know more and hear more vocabulary. But your baby doesn’t understand what the person on the television is talking about.
Even though your baby cannot speak yet, it will be easier for your baby to understand everything you say. Two things that are very important in communicating are learning how to communicate in two directions and facial expressions, differently when a baby watches television he doesn’t learn it. When babies are allowed to watch DVDs for children, it would be better if you, as parents, accompany their children and provide explanations about what they see and hear. Always create two-way communication between parents and children.
Sometimes when your baby finds it difficult to fall asleep, even though it is when he is sleeping. Some parents choose to invite their baby to watch television shows so that your baby falls asleep quickly. But is this habit correct? Sometimes sound and light on television is a source of distraction, resulting in your baby being uncomfortable sleeping. Most often, babies will be more and more attracted to the television. That way the mother interferes with sleep time for the baby. Sleep disturbances in babies have a huge impact on the baby’s brain development and hormone growth, when babies sleep up to 3 times more than when they are awake. It turns out that all the cells in the body, including muscles, bones, skin, kidneys, liver, brain, blood vessels and metabolism in the body need recovery for the baby’s rapid growth. Disturbed baby sleep makes your baby’s body look unhealthy and look sleepy and tend to be quiet.
Then, what is often the question of every parent is whether the baby is allowed to watch television? Some people say babies are required to watch more television so that babies are smart quickly. Television can also accompany your baby when he is alone. In contrast to the previous opinion, some consider the eye health of babies more. The blue light in the television. The blue light emitted by this television can cause damage to the retina in the baby’s eyes. Babies are born with clear, clear lenses, and their eyes are very easily damaged if exposed to blue light. Some experts mention two things that can affect the baby’s eyes, namely how long the baby watches television each day and how far the baby’s sight is from the television.
The consequences experienced by the baby’s eyes. The longer your baby watches television, the lower the retinal function score will be. The greatest risk of eye damage caused by blue light reaches 70-80% until it reaches the retina at the age of 0-2 years, one of which is caused by blue light emanating from television. Thus you can limit the free time with the baby to watch television.