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.
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!
Breastfeeding Support Group
We are proud to offer a Breastfeeding Support Group on select weekends!
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.
Learn more about Dowd Medical Pediatrics by signing-up for a Prenatal Forum.
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!
Balancing your relationship with your child as they enter the peer dominated teen years can be challenging.
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.
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.