Video Series

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 Adoption – A Primer

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.

Breast Feeding – Questions On A Call-In TV Show

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.

Breastfeeding Tips with Dr. Sue Tanski

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.

Immunization for One-Year Old

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.

Breastfeeding Tips

This video provides tips and challenges on breastfeeding from Linda Howell, a registered nurse and lactation counselor at GCHS. Time 26 minutes.

Breastfeeding – Latching On

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

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.

Adoption – A Parent for Every Child

“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.

Attachment and Adoption – Part II

Part II – “Attachment, Trauma and Executive Function in Adoption” – Lisa Maynard continues her conversation with adoption psychotherapist John Sobraske. Time – 27 minutes