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Madison Shannon, LCSW presents The "Blunt" Truth at Dowd Pediatrics.

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Thanks for visiting us at the Reading Fall Street Faire!

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, let's look at what makes breastmilk so special!

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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, LCSW

Madison Shannon, LCSW 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

Surgeon General Report on Vaping


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