Dowd Medical Associates

Prenatal Forum

During a Prenatal Forum one of our pediatric providers will introduce you to our patient-centered medical home.   While in a small group setting you along with other expectant parents will hear about the Dowd Medical Family and our network, as well as what to expect when your little one arrives!  There is opportunity for questions, answers, and sharing during this exciting time of preparation!  Welcome to Dowd Pediatrics, your medical home.

Upcoming PN Forum dates:  4/4/19, 5/2/19, 6/4/19  (5:30-6:15pm)           

It's Summer - 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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Influenza information

While the news about Influenza can be quite scary, here are some resources to help you manage your child who may have flu-like symptoms

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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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FLU UPDATE 2018-2019

Here at Dowd Medical, we believe that all children (and adults) should receive an annual flu vaccine.  This is the best way to prevent influenza infection in each of us and the best way to reduce the spread of this very infectious virus.

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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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