Spanking has declined in America, study finds, but pediatricians worry about impact of pandemic

“This article is really impressive … and corresponds with our view that there’s been a generational change,” said child abuse pediatrician Dr. Robert Sege, lead author of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ policy statement on corporal punishment. “Younger people tend not to hit their children,” said Sege, who was not involved in the new study. […]