Period problems

Dr Tania Burgess is a General Practitioner with a special interest in adolescent and teenage health. She makes her debut blog today with a practical article about the management of period pain in girls.

Goodbye Primary School, Hello High School!

Dr Jenni Silva, clinical psychologist makes her debut blog with this wonderful article about transitioning from primary school to high school. A stressful time for all tweens, this very practical article gives you some fantastic tips to make the change much more smooth!


Welcome to Adolescent Health Month at Paeds & Feeds. Today we look at a common and dreaded condition of the skin that affects a huge number of teenagers all over the world – ACNE.


A difficult time for boys and a difficult time for parents. Come and learn about what happens in puberty for boys in this post by Dr Sarah McMahon – paediatric endocrinologist


  Hi there. I’m Dr Sarah.  I’m a friend of Dr Megs and also a Paediatric Endocrinologist.   I look after kids with hormone issues and diabetes.  This is the first of a couple of posts that I will be writing.   PUBERTY IN GIRLS Puberty is a normal process we...

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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.