Video Series

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.

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 Tips

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

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.

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.

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 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

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