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Gaming Addiction

Gaming Addiction

Screens and screen time, along with video games, YouTube, Snap Chat, Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok have become a seemingly permanent (and pervasive) part of our daily lives and the lives of our children.  I have been asked to blog about this topic quite a few...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary tract infections are unfortunately an all-too-common occurrence for many families and children.  UTIs are a common occurrence in all children but are more common in children who are still in nappies, and also more common in girls as compared to...

Specific Learning Disabilities

Specific Learning Disabilities

So I first blogged about dyslexia way back in May 2019, because I had been asked to write about it several times by different people over time… It took me a long time to get around to it because the truth was that I actually had very little knowledge about the topic....

Picky Eaters

Picky Eaters

What an enormous topic to write about! There are precious few parents out there who can say that their child(ren) is not a picky or fussy eater. If you are one of those parents, scroll on mate.  The rest of us don’t want to hear from you.  Ha ha… just...

Depression in teenagers

Depression in teenagers

So it seems that more and more, I am seeing adolescents in clinic who are suffering from a pervasive mood disturbance that is affecting their everyday life. But what makes a mood disturbance more than just something passing and when should you be seeking help for your...

Sleep apnoea in children

Sleep apnoea in children

Do you have a child who sleeps as peacefully as a Boeing 737 jet taking off? Does your child seem to snore and stop breathing just long enough to make YOUR heartrate skyrocket, only to restart snoring loudly enough to ensure you don’t get to sleep for the rest of the...

melatonin

melatonin

In this episode of Dr Megs – Paeds & Feeds, Dr Megs tells you all you need to know about the use of melatonin in children

Gaming Addiction

Gaming Addiction

Screens and screen time, along with video games, YouTube, Snap Chat, Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok have become a seemingly permanent (and pervasive) part of our daily lives and the lives of our children.  I have been asked to blog about this topic quite a few...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary tract infections are unfortunately an all-too-common occurrence for many families and children.  UTIs are a common occurrence in all children but are more common in children who are still in nappies, and also more common in girls as compared to...

Specific Learning Disabilities

Specific Learning Disabilities

So I first blogged about dyslexia way back in May 2019, because I had been asked to write about it several times by different people over time… It took me a long time to get around to it because the truth was that I actually had very little knowledge about the topic....

Picky Eaters

Picky Eaters

What an enormous topic to write about! There are precious few parents out there who can say that their child(ren) is not a picky or fussy eater. If you are one of those parents, scroll on mate.  The rest of us don’t want to hear from you.  Ha ha… just...

Depression in teenagers

Depression in teenagers

So it seems that more and more, I am seeing adolescents in clinic who are suffering from a pervasive mood disturbance that is affecting their everyday life. But what makes a mood disturbance more than just something passing and when should you be seeking help for your...

Sleep apnoea in children

Sleep apnoea in children

Do you have a child who sleeps as peacefully as a Boeing 737 jet taking off? Does your child seem to snore and stop breathing just long enough to make YOUR heartrate skyrocket, only to restart snoring loudly enough to ensure you don’t get to sleep for the rest of the...

Gaming Addiction

Gaming Addiction

Screens and screen time, along with video games, YouTube, Snap Chat, Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok have become a seemingly permanent (and pervasive) part of our daily lives and the lives of our children.  I have been asked to blog about this topic quite a few...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Urinary tract infections are unfortunately an all-too-common occurrence for many families and children.  UTIs are a common occurrence in all children but are more common in children who are still in nappies, and also more common in girls as compared to...

Specific Learning Disabilities

Specific Learning Disabilities

So I first blogged about dyslexia way back in May 2019, because I had been asked to write about it several times by different people over time… It took me a long time to get around to it because the truth was that I actually had very little knowledge about the topic....

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