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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.

Jun 28, 2021

“Drowning is silent but we will not be.” ~ Mazie’s Mission

Heather, mom of Mazie, joins us on this important episode of ParentingU. At just shy of 18 months old, Mazie drowned in the family swimming pool. Now, mom Heather and her family are committed to helping other families learn more about water safety....


Jun 28, 2021

Water is fun! Let’s keep it that way with some tips from Dr. Michael Odinet, Emergency Room physician at Our Lady of Lourdes. Dr. Odinet isn’t here to rain on our parade—he’s a water fan himself, having a family pool and a water-side camp. Dr. Odinet offers lots of practical tips for families to stay water...


Jun 28, 2021

South Louisiana has an amazing water safety resource in Shelly Ripple Rogers and Crawfish Aquatics. Shelly is a former NCAA Champion swimmer and a member of the Stanford Swimming Hall of Fame. Now, as CEO of Crawfish Aquatics, Shelly is able to help families gain the skills to be water prepared for a lifetime. On this...


Jun 1, 2021

Please note: Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health will continue to monitor the efficacy and safety profile of the COVID-19 vaccine in children, just as we monitor all vaccines in children.

Bonus episode: The vaccine is here! Many parents are now asking, what does the vaccine mean for our teens and youth? Returning to...