Dr. Lawrence is Chair and Professor of Pediatrics and OB/Gyn in the University of Rochester’s Pediatric Department. Professor Benjamin is an art professor at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY.
Dr. Ruth Lawrence and Professor Athesia Benjamin host a live, call in TV show. A variety of questions are asked by viewers including “What should I do because my baby is teething and starting to bite?” and “My husband and I want to get pregnant again. Do I need to wean first?” Time 1-hour.
A new mom tells how breastfeeding her baby has changed her life.
Professor Athesia Benjamin interviews Dr. Ruth Lawrence Lawrence on all the different substances nursing moms can put into their bodies while breastfeeding. Caffeine, alcohol, herbs and nicotine are some of the topics discussed. Time – one hour. Dr. Ruth Lawrence, Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynocology is at the University of Rochester, NY and is one of the nation’s leading authorities on breastfeeding.
Join Dr, Ruth Lawrence, one of the world’s leading authorities on breastfeeding, as she discusses a variety of general topic related to nursing your infant.
Nutrition Tips while Breastfeeding — Join Katherine Ippolito in her interview with fellow Registered Dietitian Heather Fiore as they explore nutrition for breastfeeding mothers. “What can I eat while breastfeeding?” — “What are the benefits?” — “How often should I feed the baby?” are a few of the many topics explored in this easy-to-follow Q/A format. (15 minutes) (Our special thanks to the Genesee Dietetic Association for content and also to Bob Muir for post-production)
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.
Join Sue Costanza, RN and Lactation Consultant, and Athesia Benjamin, Art Professor and mom, and learn a variety of techniques for getting your baby to latch on to the breast. This is a hands-on, visual demonstration. Time – 40 minutes
This video provides tips and challenges on breastfeeding from Linda Howell, a registered nurse and lactation counselor at GCHS. Time 26 minutes.
Dr. Sue Tanski, a pediatrician at GCHS and Rochester General Pediatric Associates, explores a variety of topics related to breastfeeding. She appears with her son, 3 1/2 month-old Ryan. Time 25 minutes.