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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.

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...


Aug 15, 2019

August is here, and that means back to school! This is a bonus episode of ParentingU to help us all get into the swing of things at the beginning of the school year. On the show are two of our pediatricians, Dr. Michelle Flechas and Dr. Ashley Lucas (return guests from Season 1 of ParentingU.) Dr. Flechas and Dr. Lucas...


Apr 22, 2019

It’s allergy season and we know that can be a tough time for kids. Dr. Sandhya Mani sits down with our host Stephanie to get to the bottom of all the misconceptions around allergies, intolerances, sensitivities and explains how allergy treatment has changed over time. Dr. Mani informs us on some of the myths...


Mar 28, 2019

Anxiety is something children can experience throughout their development, and parents are more aware of childhood anxiety than ever. Joseph Grizzaffi Jr., MD is our guest on ParentingU and shares how parents can help manage normal anxiety in children as well as what to do if anxiety becomes a problem.

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