New Parents: Expectations vs. Reality - Being a new parent can bring on a mix of feelings, from excitement and joy to stress and frustration. It may not be easy, but with a little parental-logic, you can take on the challenge! In this episode, co-hosts Bethany Van Delft and Dr. Alok Patel reflect upon their own experiences becoming parents to discuss the expectations and reality of new parenthood.
It may not be easy, but with a little parental-logic, you can take on the challenge!
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Alok and Bethany explain why teens’ mental health care is so important.
61 million adult Americans live with some sort of disability.
This time, we're breaking down the science behind the body’s big shift.
Sleep can have a profound effect on children's growth and development.
How do you safely expose your child to common food allergens?
Sticking to the immunization schedule is actually really important—here’s why.
Why children “break down” and have tantrums—and what you should do to help them through it
Puberty is a wonderful, fun, uncomplicated, & totally non-awkward time (said no one ever).
By the time a baby arrives, the mammary glands are ready to produce and deliver milk.
Your child’s poop is a glorious gift that gives you a window into their bodies.
How can you create the best environment in which to put your newborn down to sleep?
Poop is a window into the body.
Sleep is essential to children's growth and development.
Hearing that “your child should be doing X by Y age” can make you worry.
Eczema, allergic asthma, and allergic rhinitis are three hyper-allergic conditions.
If your at-the-door goodbyes aren’t getting easier, Parentalogic is here to help.
Food, drug, or seasonal allergies. Discover the science behind why they form.
How can you acknowledge that your child has fear and help them get through it?
Growing them is no walk in the park.
It's been an exceptionally challenging time for all of us—perhaps especially for parents.
What’s inside them and are they safe?
Each ingredient has an important role in making vaccines sterile, safe, and effective.
What is the placenta exactly, how does it form… and should you eat it?
Fevers can be scary—and sudden.
How COVID-19 affects kids and what schools and parents can do to keep them safe.
How can you help your child dress for success in a face covering?
Breastmilk! What’s in it? And how do different formulas on the market compare?
Your child’s temperature is rising. They have a shiver. Is this fever worth worrying over?
What is it? Why is it (usually) brown? And what makes a poop healthy or unhealthy?
Dr. Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft break down the breakdown.
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.
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