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Parentalogic

Parenting is full of obstacles that can be hard to navigate—even without a toddler yelling at your face. There’s no instruction manual, which means discerning fact from fiction and reasonable from ridiculous can be maddening. Dr. Alok Patel and comedian Bethany Van Delft, as they dive into the topics nearly all parents face—from pregnancy to poop, fevers to tantrums, and preschool to puberty.

Three Doctor-Approved Sleep Training Methods Explained

5m 26s

Sleep is essential to children's growth and development. But no matter how many textbooks and parenting guides you read, it can be challenging to apply the self-soothing and Ferber methods to your actual child (especially when they're shrieking and crying for hours on end).

Episodes

  • Three Doctor-Approved Sleep Training Methods Explained: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Three Doctor-Approved Sleep Training Methods Explained

    S1 E18 - 5m 26s

    Sleep is essential to children's growth and development. But no matter how many textbooks and parenting guides you read, it can be challenging to apply the self-soothing and Ferber methods to your actual child (especially when they're shrieking and crying for hours on end).

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    Is My Kid Behind? Real Talk About Milestones

    S1 E17 - 6m 30s

    If your child is meeting milestones a little later than their peers, it’s no cause for alarm. We illustrate how different children develop uniquely, and how your child’s growth may affect what they need from you, whether it be an adapted education or environment, or just patience.

  • Understanding Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Understanding Allergies, Asthma, and Eczema

    S1 E16 - 5m 5s

    Eczema, allergic asthma, and allergic rhinitis are three hyper-allergic conditions—often called the atopic triad. The link between these conditions is complicated, even for doctors and scientists. But having one may increase the chances of your child having another hyper-allergic condition. We are here with suggestions on who to talk to when your child is dealing with any of these conditions.

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    Managing Separation Anxiety

    S1 E15 - 7m 56s

    Not wanting a guardian to leave their side is a natural feeling for small children to experience; many adjust to their new surroundings within minutes of their loved ones (temporarily) leaving them. But if your at-the-door goodbyes aren’t getting easier with time, Parentalogic hosts Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft are here to help.

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    What are Allergies?

    S1 E14 - 5m 9s

    In this episode of Parentalogic, hosts Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft explore how a possible evolutionary glitch in the immune system—responsible for protecting you and your little ones from harmful invaders—may have caused itchy, irritating, nauseating allergic reactions. And, Alok and Bethany explore a potential hypothesis that could prevent allergies from forming in the first place.

  • Kids' Nightmares & Sleep Terrors: When to Worry: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kids' Nightmares & Sleep Terrors: When to Worry

    S1 E13 - 7m 26s

    Have you ever put your little one peacefully to bed only to hear them crying out in distress later in the night? Dreams and nightmares, which occur during REM sleep, are a normal part of human brain activity—and they don’t stop as you get older. We provide an understanding of the frightening episodes your child may be experiencing, so you can help your little one navigate through the night.

  • Help! My Kid is Teething and Miserable. What do I do?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Help! My Kid is Teething and Miserable. What do I do?

    S1 E12 - 9m 27s

    Teeth are designed to withstand anything hot, cold, chewy, soft, or hard thrown at them—and growing them is no walk in the park. Hosts Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft take a bite into the topic, offering a look at the “teething timeline” for children—from gummy mouths all the way to pearly-white adult teeth—and offer tips on talking to your children about dental hygiene and visits to the dentist.

  • 6 Parenting Tips for COVID Times: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    6 Parenting Tips for COVID Times

    S1 E11 - 7m 40s

    If you’ve been safe and healthy throughout the pandemic, it may be tough to admit that things have been difficult, too: In fear of sounding ungrateful or unappreciative, we often act like we have it all together. But the reality is it's been an exceptionally challenging time for all of us—perhaps especially for parents.

  • Vaccines: What’s Inside Them and Are They Safe?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Vaccines: What’s Inside Them and Are They Safe?

    S1 E10 - 5m 56s

    While there are many types of vaccines, each falls into one of a few broad categories. But can vaccines make you or your child sick? Because they don’t contain live pathogens, it’s impossible for mRNA vaccines, protein-based vaccines, and those with a killed version of the bacterium or virus to cause you to fall ill. In live, attenuated vaccines, the bug is living but rendered useless.

  • Vaccine Ingredient Misconceptions, Debunked: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Vaccine Ingredient Misconceptions, Debunked

    S1 E9 - 6m 16s

    Aluminum, formaldehyde, and mercury (no, not Freddie): vaccines have quite a few ingredients, and some of them don’t have the best reputation. But each ingredient has an important role in making vaccines sterile, safe, and effective.

  • How to Take Your Kid's Temperature: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How to Take Your Kid's Temperature

    S1 E7 - 7m 49s

    Fevers can be scary—and sudden. But don’t fear: Hosts Dr. Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft, with the help of Mia the Doll, are here to illustrate how best to check your child’s temperature and explain what can be done to calm you and your little one.

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