Join Sue Costanza, registered nurse and lactation consultant, and Athesia Benjamin, new nursing mom, to learn a number of positions to consider when holding your baby while nursing. This is a hands-on, visual demonstration. Time 45 minutes.
Introduction to Lead Poisoning – Everything you need to know about lead poisoning. Host Joseph Hill, Communication Director for the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning interviews a variety of experts and victims as he explores the many-layered topic of lead, its effects on children and how to prevent it. This one-hour special addresses all aspects of this community danger. His guests include; Ralph Spezio from the University of Rochester’s Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Dr. David Broadbent, retired pediatrician, Julie Simmons, parent of a child with high lead levels, parent Johnny Burkhardt, Jamie Barclay, MS/CAS, Educational Director, Rochester Real Estate Investors Club, Dionne Woodley, RD, CLC and WIC Dietician, Edwin Agron, ABC, Lead Resource Center and George Lyke (In Memoriam) NYS Health Department. Time – 60 minutes.
Join Kate McArdle, Environmental Education Coordinator at the Child Care Council Inc. in Rochester, New York as she interviews Katie Kelly, Project Coordinator for Clean and Healthy New York and Dr. Emily Barrett, Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center as they discuss how to reduce toxins in child care settings.
Dr. Danielle Morris, Psychologist, University of Rochester and private practice, discusses the role of attachment and how it helps a child reach potential. Time – 26 minutes
Author Amy Baker interviews Audrey Abbondanzieri, Adjunct Professor at Monroe Community College and Empire State College and Justine Adams, Lead Teacher, MCC Child Care Center, as they discuss attachment in the child care setting and how centers are trying to provide the vital relationships to the children in their charge. Time – 27 minutes
Join Jody Manley, Ph.D. Clinical Director, Mt. Hope Family Center, (Rochester, New York) and an expert on infant attachment, as she gives a keynote address to Rochester’s early childhood community. She introduces the general concept of infant attachment and its critical importance in child development. Time – 47 minutes
Jim Coffey interviews Amy Baker and Gambi White-Tennant, infant/toddler specialists, as they look at attachment as it applies to child care settings and falling in love with someone else’s child. Time – 27 minutes
Immunizations at One Year – pediatrician Dr. Melissa Novak, GCHS and Panarama Pediatrics gives an informative introduction to the vaccinations that children get when they are one-year old. Dr. Novak presents this information in an easily understandable format. This video is for parents preparing for the 1-year well-baby visit. Time – 30 minutes.
Join Professor Jim Coffey as he explores fire safety for children with pediatrician Dr. Sarah Henry from the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong in Rochester, New York. 22 Minutes
Join Susan Rizzo, Master Level Signing Time Academy Instructor and Founder of RocCity Signers LLC, as she describes the wonderful benefits, to child and caregiver, of using sign language with your baby and toddler. You will learn this is for EVERY child and the benefits are many. If you have a baby or young child, you’ll want this information. (43 minutes)