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PLAYING: “Unplugged” play

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“Unplugged” play

Free play, away from screens, is essential for your baby’s speech, sleep, creativity, and brain growth.

1 min to read Jan 4, 2022

Playing with your baby, away from screens, can be fun. You can use this time to develop new skills or just enjoy quality time together.

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