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.
“A Parent for Every Child: Waiting Child Adoption” – Join Lisa Maynard in her interview with Mike Carroll, Program Director, “A Parent for Every Child” from Hillside Children’s Center. Viewers get an inside look at the process of selecting a child and are introduced to Hillside’s online options for exploring adoption and selecting a child.
Infant Adoption – In this in-depth interview, Lisa Maynard, Family Finding and Adoption Services explores the many facets of infant adoption with Adoption Social Worker Barbara Monahan, also from Hillside Adoption Services. A step-by-step approach is covered in this informative introduction to infant adoption. Timme – 24 minutes.
Introduction to Open, Domestic Infant Adoption – Lisa Maynard introduces Karen Rabish, adoptive mom and facilitator of the Birthmother Support Network who discusses open adoption with adoptive parents Robin and Patrick Flanigan, their daughter Annalie and birthmother Jessica Fleming. A variety of issues are openly discussed by all parties. Time – 30 minutes.Adoption
An introduction to Adoption through the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program – Lisa Maynard interviews Lisa Petrosino, Adoption Social Worker, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter, to learn about adoption and this wonderful program. Time 28 minutes.
International Adoption – Ellen Fazio and Barbara Monahan, Adoption social workers at Hillside Adoption Services, Rochester, NY are interviewed by Lisa Maynard as they explore the many layers of international adoption. Time – 24 minutes
Part I – “Attachment” and Adoption – Lisa Maynard interviews adoption psychotherapist John Sobraske, LMFT, LMHC on the critical issue of “Attachment” in adoption. Time – 27 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