Video Series

292-BABY Dr. Ruth Lawrence discusses what nursing moms can injest.

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.

Breastfeeding – Nutrition Tips

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)

Breastfeeding – Positioning the baby

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 Poison

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.

Eco Healthy Child Care

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.

Infant Attachment and a Child’s Potential

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

Infant Attachment and Child Care

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

Attachment, An Introduction

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

Infant Attachment

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