Spanking linked to later behavioral and emotional problems

It’s time for parents to abandon the old adage that kids “deserve a good spanking” every once in a while, health experts say.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a strong statement advising parents not to spank their children, based on a growing pile of studies showing that the disciplinary technique does more harm than good.

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