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CommonDreams – CCFC Urges Fisher-Price To Pull The Plug On its Newborn-To-Toddler Apptivity ™Seat For iPad® Device – 10 December 2013

common-dreamsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 10, 2013
1:31 PM
CONTACT: Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood
Josh Golin (617-896-9369; josh@commercialfreechildhood.org)

BOSTON, MA – December 10 – December 10—Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is calling on Fisher-Price to immediately stop selling its Newborn-to-Toddler Apptivity™ Seat for iPad® device. The Apptivity Seat is a bouncy seat for infants with a place for an iPad directly above the baby’s face, blocking his or her view of the rest of the world. Because screens can be mesmerizing and because babies are strapped down and “safely” restrained, it encourages parents to leave infants—even newborns—alone in the seat with an iPad. Continue reading