Children’s Health Articles

Preparing Your Child for Pokes

Learn how to prepare and keep your child comfortable during the “poke.”

Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it is important to be aware of the extra food and treats your child will be offered during holiday parties, especially for children with diabetes Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body is unable to...

Finding Family in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Although they live in Monroe, Meghan and Joseph Duckett find themselves at home at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health in Baton Rouge.   When their oldest son, Noah, was a baby they made the three-hour drive south, following the ambulance to Our Lady of the Lake...

Understanding the Dangers of Vaping for Teens

Vaping can be confusing for adults who don’t partake in the activity. Learn what parents should know about why vaping is dangerous for young people.