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  • What is Swimmer’s Ear?
    Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the outer part of the ear canal and the external ear. It occurs most commonly following extended exposure to water. Because the infection causes Read more
  • Tick Season
    2017 – Tick Season A tick check a day will help keep LYME away!We are now heading toward the peak of Deer Tick and Lyme Disease season. We have seen a Read more
  • Response to Netflix’s “To The Bone” Movie
    Dear Practice Families, As a social worker at Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics that previously worked with children and adolescents suffering from eating disorders, I discourage young people from watching Netflix’s new film, “To Read more
  • Considering Urgent Care Centers on Vacation?
    Dear Practice Families, Did you know we have Boston Children’s affiliated pediatricians in practices on the Cape that are willing to see your child for us? Here is the listing of practices. List Read more
  • Happy Retirement to Chris Purcell!!
    Dear SKIP Families,  I am writing to inform you that I am retiring from my position as Medical Home Care Coordinator for our SKIP children at Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics as of August Read more
  • Transitioning to College in the Fall
    On The Road to College:Collaborative Transitioning to College for Students with Learning Style Issues, Behavioral Health Concerns and Food Allergies Older adolescents often struggle to self-advocate when faced with new challenges. Read more
  • Familial Substance Abuse Month – Alcohol Facts
    Alcoholism and drug addiction are rampant amongst American families. Thus, our practice is highlighting substance abuse awareness month. The Facts 8.3 million children in the United States, approximately 11 percent, live with Read more
  • Parent to Parent: Caring and Sharing Network – Facebook Groups
    We are happy to announce a new networking tool from WMPEDS; Parent to Parent Networking Facebook Groups. We have set up Private/Unlisted (Facebook refers to them as ‘Secret’) Facebook Groups Read more
  • 2016 September & October Flu Clinic Dates!
    Appointments are now available for flu clinics in all three offices. Clinics will be run from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. September Flu Clinic Dates: Westwood: 9/26, 9/28Mansfield:   9/27, 9/29Easton: N/A October Flu Read more
  • 2016 November & December Flu Clinic Dates!
    Appointments are now available for flu clinics in all three offices. Clinics will be run from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. November Flu Clinic Dates: Westwood: 11/7, 11/16, 11/21. 11/30Mansfield:   11/3. 11/8, Read more
  • Westwood Office Not Moving
    Dear Families, You may have noticed a “For Sale” sign on our Westwood Building. We want you to know that Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics is not leaving the building and will continue to Read more
  • Pertussis Exposure in Westwood Middle School
    Parents at Thurston Middle School in Westwood have been informed of a student with a confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough). Nearly all children in the Westwood-Mansfield Pediatric Associate practices Read more
  • WMPEDS on Marijuana Legalization
    Last month, at home recreational marijuana use became legal in Massachusetts for people 21 years and older. We at Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics have some significant concerns about the impact this law will Read more
  • On the Road to College: Collaborative Transitioning to College for Students with Learning Style Issues, Behavioral Health Concerns and Food Allergies
    Older adolescents often struggle to self-advocate when faced with new challenges. This challenge has its basis in brain biology – the frontal lobe (the thinking, planning and judgement center of Read more
  • Snow Update – 2/9/17 – All Offices Closed
    2/9/17 – All Offices ClosedDue to the severity of the impending storm, we will be closed all day tomorrow, Thursday 2/9/17. At this point, we anticipate a normal opening on Read more
  • Snow Update 2/13/17 – 10 AM – Delayed Opening
    Due to the severity of the storm, we have decided to delay tomorrows (2/13/17) opening until 10 am. For updated information please check our website www.wmpeds.com, our facebook page and our instagram page. While Read more

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