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ParentingU is a podcast by Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health, 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.

Dec 5, 2019

We travel to the Emergency Room on this episode of ParentingU to speak with Dr. Hitesh Chheda, a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist. What are some of the trends he is seeing in the Emergency Room? What do parents need to know? Dr. Chheda gives special attention to drug and alcohol issues as well as how big of an...


Nov 26, 2019

It’s the largest organ in the human body, but might get overlooked in your day to day healthy living. It’s your skin! Children’s skin needs care and attention—Dr. Sylvia Sutton, pediatrician for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health and Dr. Jill Fruge, dermatologist with Our Lady of the Lake join us...


Nov 21, 2019

They are everywhere and available nearly any hour of the day or night. Devices and gadgets with screens are ubiquitous and the impact of screentime is now on the minds of lots of parents. Dr. Murli Rao, a pediatrician with Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health and Jessica Brayden, LCSW talk about how to navigate our...


Nov 14, 2019

Asthma is a common condition that parents have lots of questions about. On this episode of ParentingU, we are joined by return guest Dr. Courtney James and by pediatric pulmonologist Dr. Andres Carrion. Our doctors explain what asthma is, what causes asthma, how asthma is treated, and what families can expect if they...


Nov 7, 2019

Welcome to Season 2 of ParentingU! We’re back with a topic that has come into parent’s consciousness in a big way in recent years: bullying. While this is an age-old issue, some modern technologies have amplified the impact of bullying on children. Pediatrician Gregory Gelpi, MD addresses the issue of bullying in...