You've probably heard it again and again... your 10-year-old comes home from school and asks, "When can I get a cell phone?"
Chances are, many of his or her classmates already have phones of their own.
But what age is truly appropriate for kids to have access to a cell phone? Are you a bad parent if you stick to your guns and make your kid wait until a certain age? Or, might there be safety benefits of your child having a phone?
In this segment of Healthy Children, special guest from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Corinn Cross, teams up with your host Melanie Cole, MS, to answer all of these questions and more.