ANZAC biscuits

So a very quick post today as it is 5:46am and we have a MASSIVE day ahead.  As usual, I couldn't sleep, so I got up and started getting ready for the day. Miss G turned 6 a few weeks ago, and as her present we organised a "Zookeeper for a Day" experience at Australia...

Poo smearing (“Scatolia”)

In this stinky topic, Dr Megs takes a look at the very undesirable behaviour known as “poo-smearing” (otherwise known as Scatolia). If you are a parent who has a child who does this (or knows someone who does) – you want to read this article or at least pass it on.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Good evening everyone!! It is yet again late Monday night and I have not written a medical blog post for the week (*face palm*).  Sorry!  In my defence, I’ve had a bit of a rough old week, with many sad anniversaries (5 in total) for me in the last 7-8 days.  It was...

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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.