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ParentingU is a podcast where we sit down with doctors and experts to talk about important topics that all parents face. We're here to help you navigate this amazing journey we call parenting.

May 23, 2024

Navigating breastfeeding challenges can feel overwhelming for many new moms. Elizabeth Wallis, MD, pediatrician with Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health, shares her personal journey with breastfeeding and encourages moms to take care of themselves and know it’s OK if things don’t go as planned. Listen to your...


Apr 11, 2024

From changing voices and growing pains to first periods and teenage mood swings, puberty comes with so many changes. Empower yourself to support your child through puberty with confidence. This episode of ParentingU features expert insights from Karli Boggs, MD, Board Certified gynecologist with Our Lady of the Lake...


Mar 28, 2024

Vaccines are a modern medical miracle according to “Dr. Hutch” (also known as Brett Hutchinson, MD, Board Certified pediatrician.) While we’ve talked about COVID vaccines on other ParentingU episodes, this time Dr. Hutch joins us to talk about what vaccines teens and tweens might hear about from their doctors at...


Mar 14, 2024

Sports teams and athletics can be a formative, fun part of tweens and teens lives. How can parents make sure teens are participating in sports in a safe way, that avoids injury, while providing enrichment, exercise, and life lessons along the way?

ParentingU welcomes Kyle Pontiff, MD, sports medicine physician with...


Feb 29, 2024

Illness and injury seem to come up at any time (sometimes, the most inconvenient times!) How do parents of teens and tweens know when to go to urgent care and when to go to the Emergency Room? Hannah Chachere, MD, a pediatrician with Our Lady of Lourdes Children’s Health joins us on ParentingU to break down all...