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How COVID-19 Affects Kids

With the reopening of schools and the continued threat of the coronavirus looming, parents and guardians are bound to have questions about how to help their kids avoid—or recover from—COVID-19. Parentalogic hosts Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft discuss how the coronavirus affects kids’ time at home and at school, and how parents can help stay informed.

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Covid-19: Does Your Kid Really Need a Mask?

Hosts pediatrician Alok Patel and comedian and mother Bethany Van Delft, with guest star Joe Hanson from "It’s Okay to Be Smart,” unveil that masks, along with social distancing, are a great way to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. How can you help your child dress for success in a face covering, and are any children best off not wearing one?

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The Science of Breastmilk and Formula

In this episode of Parentalogic, hosts Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft dive into the wonderful and mysterious world of the human body’s best-catered food: Breastmilk. But for moms who choose not or aren’t able to breastfeed, a question lingers. How does a bottle of formula stack up to the original? To answer this, Bethany and Alok explore the nutrition of breastmilk and formula milk.

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When to Worry (and not Worry) About Your Child's Fever

Even without a pandemic going on, children’s fevers can be concerning—and sometimes downright confusing—for parents and caretakers. Hosts Dr. Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft answer all of your burning questions: What do you do if your kid has a fever? When should you call your doctor, bring your child to a hospital, or just stay home? Do ice baths actually work? And what exactly is a fever?

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What Should Your Kids' Poop Look Like?

Hosts Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft get into the bowels of babies’ and childrens’ guts — and try to solve the mysteries of diarrhea, constipation, and “poop diaper.” Using everything from paint swatches to cupcakes and candies, they break down what different poop colors and textures might mean, demystifying everything that could spark curiosity—or concern—in a parent or caregiver.

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Why Toddlers Throw Tantrums

In the premiere episode of Parentalogic, hosts Dr. Alok Patel and Bethany Van Delft break down the breakdown. Equipped with an almost accurate portobello mushroom brain model, the duo demonstrates what researchers think is happening in your toddler’s brain, showing how perceptions of injustice—like not getting a cookie—explode into outrage when brain signals temporarily spiral out of control.

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