Children’s Health Articles

Family Safety Tips as the Weather Changes

For many in the Gulf South, cooler weather is a welcome treat after a long, hot summer. For parents, an incoming cold front may bring questions along with it. Grant Clinkingbeard, MD, pediatrician with Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health in Covington, shares tips...

My Child Has Fever! What Should I Do?

Fever is one of the most common reasons why parents bring their children to the doctor. Considering how common it is, it is important for parents to understand what qualifies as fever and how they should respond to it.  Grant Clinkingbeard, MD, pediatrician with Our...

ParentingU Podcast: Cleft Lip and Palate

Cleft lip and cleft palate are quite common, with one in 700 kids nationwide having such a diagnosis. Thanks to early-in-life repairs, most are only left with a thin, fine scar. Co-directors of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial...

ParentingU Podcast: Healthy Eating Habits

Much of the work of parenting involves balance, avoiding extremes one way or another. That good general advice also applies to helping kids establish healthy eating habits. Carmen Alexis Miller, MS, RDN, LDN, outpatient dietitian at Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s &...