Dowd Medical Associates

Breastfeeding Support Group

We are proud to offer a Breastfeeding Support Group on select weekends! The support group is held in the second floor waiting room from 9-10am, and is open to all breastmilk feeding moms. Bring your baby, and come to share stories, questions and advice! See the flyer below for more information and upcoming dates!

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Upcoming dates: September 28, October 5 (9-10am)

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

Teen-Parent Relationship

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

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Prenatal Forum

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

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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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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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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