I am Melanie Bouras,
Your Accredited Practising Dietitian.

With over 10 years of experience.

Online Consultations

Telehealth has become one of the easiest ways to access health care. No matter where you are, support is close by.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Do you have a child with a Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis who eats a small selection of foods?

Weight Management

Children grow at different rates, and come in all beautiful sizes. Are you concerned about your child’s growth or weight status?

The importance of nutrition

Adequate nutrition in the early years is very important. Infant, toddlers, children and teenagers all have unique nutrient requirements needed for optimal growth and development. As a Paediatric Dietitian, I will assess your child’s nutrient intake, feeding habits and medical history and provide education and specific recommendations to achieve your family’s health and wellness goals.


Autism Spectrum Disorder

Do you have a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and restricted dietary intake who refuses to try new foods?




Selective / Picky Eating

Are you worried about your child’s nutrient intake and health status?




The Introduction of Solids

The introduction of solids can be an overwhelming time for new parents. Many parents are unsure which foods to offer first and when to offer.


Irritable bowel syndrome

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Does your child experience stomach cramping, bloating, constipation and/or diarrhoea? Certain foods may be the culprit.


Recommended by healthcare professionals

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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Sarah Farrugia

“I was lucky enough to work with Mel for 6 years in Melbourne. She always used a holistic lense to understanding and helping children’s feeding difficulties, especially in the realm of neurodiversity (Autism Spectrum). With her diverse experience and in depth knowledge of the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach she provides realistic strategies that are tailored to the child and family, that aims to work within their capacity towards their goals. Mel is a fantastic dietitian and I would happily recommend Mel to my friends and family. “


Audiologist, Owner of Audire Hearing

Kaushalya Troy

“Melanie is an outstanding clinician and colleague. She is highly respected! We have worked together in a multidisciplinary paediatric team. She’s very compassionate, kind and intelligent and as a result excellent at her job and her patients love her.“



Dr Matthew How

“Melanie has been an incredible support to many shared clients and families. She has a wealth of clinical experience and comfortably handles all aspects of feeding and nutrition in children and adolescents. Aside from being passionate and highly professional, Melanie is an excellent communicator who has a lovely way of making families feel comfortable and practically supported. I can’t recommend Melanie highly enough.“