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Parent Seminars with Dr. von Hahn - Going Virtual!

Developmental Pediatrician Dr Erik von Hahn's parents seminars will be transitioning to zoom meetings.

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Update on Office Policies During Coronavirus Outbreak

UPDATED 3/21/2020

A letter to our patients regarding our policies during the coronavirus pandemic

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Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Links and information regarding the Coronavirus

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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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Teen-Parent Relationship

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

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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

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Reading, MA 01867

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Reading, MA 01867