Bierocks (savoury mince and cabbage buns)

Aargh... what a rough old week it has been. Fighting a war with the cutest army at present... brush tail possums who keep eating my succulent plants off my balcony.  One kept me up last night between 1am and 3:30am!! D'Oh!! Trying to outsmart them is proving very...

Short Stature

Dr Sarah, our resident paediatric endocrinologist takes a detailed look at the causes of short stature and how it is assessed in children in this great article.

Natural remedies for cold and flu – do they work?

Hey guys!! Here is a quick article as a follow up to last Monday’s article on probiotics. Today I am about to knock up a quick read on various products that are marketed to “boost the immune system” or “fight off bugs” or “help ease cold and flu symptoms.” I know you...

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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.