Constipation (Part 2) – Treatment

Hi again mums and dads! So to continue on from where we left off last week on this "hard" topic (ha ha!), we were going to discuss the different products that are on the market to treat constipation. Back in the day (like ~20 years ago) when I worked in community...

Constipation (Part 1)

AARGHHH…. LIFE!!!   Sorry everyone – again my post is super late and I am writing it at 9pm! Have been so busy this weekend (as we all are) and had my husband’s family over for a feast to celebrate his mum’s birthday. So… trying to find the right produce,...

Veggie loaded meatballs

WOO HOO - IT'S FRESH FOOD FRIDAY AGAIN!!!   So the battle to get kids to eat their veggies continues.   Seriously, if I had 20 cents for every time a parent came to me in clinic and told me that their kids won't eat veggies, I would have retired by now.   NO...

Being sun smart with kids

Hey there everyone, Had a weekend of poolside BBQs with friends and taking kids horseriding this weekend so I thought I might put up a timely post to remind everyone to be SUN SMART with their kids given the time of year and the weather that is rapidly heating up. It...


Hi there again foodie followers!   One of my long time besties sent me a text a few weeks ago specifically requesting I blog about my fried rice. How to make authentic Chinese fried rice.  She reckons that hers always turns out gluggy and a bit bland. I have been...

Icky Sticky Conjunctivitis

Hi everyone! Sorry this post is so late today - had a really busy long weekend! Had half written this post earlier in the week, just didn't get around to finishing it until just now:   Conjunctivitis is so gross.  One of my best friends was out running once in...

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About Dr Megs

About Dr Megs

Megan is a Brisbane and Ipswich-based paediatrician in public and private practice, and mum to two small children. You can usually find her working hard in private practice at Paeds in a Pod North Lakes and Greenslopes, and in public practice at Ipswich Hospital.

PLEASE NOTE: This blog is written for the purpose of providing GENERAL advice about common children's health topics (and of course recipes). It is NOT a substitute for a proper medical assessment and examination by a qualified physician. If your child is unwell, seek medical and attention and advice in person.