Video Series

Breastfeeding WICR

A new mom tells how breastfeeding her baby has changed her life.

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.

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.

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.

Adoption – Open, Infant Domestic

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

Adoption 102 – Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

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

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