Dowd Medical Associates

Pediatrics

Raising children isn’t easy, but it can be eased! At Dowd Pediatrics, we strive to provide top quality care in a medical home setting.

Our Pediatric Services

Gynecology

Women's health is a very important and personal topic.  At Dowd Gynecology, we compassionately care for women's health needs during all phases of a woman's life.

Our Gynecology Services

News & Information


Important Updates, Notes and Events

Pediatrics

Important Note

This space is updated weekly on Fridays. Updated 9/20/2019: We are expecting a flu vaccine shipment and anticipate flu clinic scheduling to start next week. Please check this space for updates.

influenza information

How to help your child manage back to school anxiety

It's back to school time! While this is an exciting time for families and kids, it can also bring stress and anxiety for some. Check out this link for a collection of articles with tips and tricks on how to help your child and your family manage some common back to school anxieties.

School Anxiety in Kids

Parent Seminars with developmental pediatrician Dr Erik von Hahn

Seminar series for parents of children with learning or other developmental disabilities starting September 9th in Woburn.

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Breastfeeding Support Group

We are proud to offer a Breastfeeding Support Group on select weekends!

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IMPORTANT - Rock 'n Play Recalled due to pediatric deaths

Under pressure from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Fisher-Price has recalled 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play infant sleepers following reports of infant deaths.

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Prenatal Forum

Learn more about Dowd Medical Pediatrics by signing-up for a Prenatal Forum.  

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Teen-Parent Relationship

Balancing your relationship with your child as they enter the peer dominated teen years can be challenging. 

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Time to Check for Ticks

What can be done to prevent lyme disease?

When should I call for medical advice?

What about testing for lyme disease?

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Meet Madison Shannon, LICSW

Madison Shannon, LICSW has been with Dowd Pediatrics since 2015.  She provides behavioral support to our patients and helps connect them with mental health resources in the community.

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Vaping, Juuling, E-cigarettes . . . How to talk to my teen

We are seeing and hearing a lot about middle and high school kids vaping or juuling these days.  It's important that we all speak to our emerging young adults about the risks and why NOT TO VAPE.   

NPR report on Juuling

What You Need To Know And How To Talk To Your Kids About Vaping Guide Partnership For Drug Free Kids

Surgeon General Report on Vaping

Gynecology

Healthy Living by Age

The foundation of good health is the same no matter your age! Eat healthy, be active, go to the doctor or nurse for regular checkups, take care of your mental health, and don't take unnecessary risks, like texting while driving. Whether you're in your 20s or 90s, we've got you covered. Click on "Learn More" then choose your decade by navigating with arrows at page bottom, to find out what steps you can take for good health!

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GET ACTIVE !

Did you know? Women of all ages who get enough physical activity can reduce their risk of heart disease and cancer — the most common diseases women have to worry about. Men get more physical activity than women. We can change this — let’s move!

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