Toddlers and tablets: Way of the future?

Just 10 days out of the womb, Alex’s mother, Beth Lehman-Brooks of Seattle, propped him up in front of an iPad for what she hoped was a good reason, ABC News reports. “I guess I didn’t think it was going to hurt,” Beth Lehman-Brooks, told ABC News. “So why not give it a try, and he seemed to like it.” A quick search on YouTube will reveal plenty of proud parents sharing their infant’s touch-screen skills. But some are wondering if this embracement of tablets could help spawn a generation of babies addicted to technology. For the diapered set, tapping and swiping is like second nature. Urvashi Sen of New York City claims her 11-month-old son Ishaan could swipe before he was 9 months old…

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