Developmental Stages

Infant Diaper Rash – Over The Counter Remedies

Infant Diaper Rash – Over the Counter Remedies – Dr. Lynn Dykstra, GCHS, shares strategies for treating and preventing diaper rash using available over-the-counter remedies, a topic of interest to all new parents. Time 27 minutes.

Crying vs Colic

Crying vs. Colic – Dr. Melissa Novak, a pediatrician with Panarama Pediatrics, joins fellow pediatrician, Dr. Mike Flynn from GCHS who has his 9-week old daughter, Jessica with him. Normal crying vs colic is discussed along with strategies parents can use for both. Time 24 minutes.

Nutrition and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Nutrition – “How much weight should I gain?” – “Where does the weight go?” – “How many more calories should I take in while pregnant?” – are just a few of the many question asked by host Katherine Ippolito of fellow Registered Dietician in this easy-to-follow Q&A format. (11 minutes) (Our special thanks to the Genesee Dietetic Association for content and to Bob Muir for post-production)

Nutrition Tips for Pre-pregnancy

Pre-pregnancy – Nutrition – If you’re thinking about having a baby, you’ll want to hear these tips on nutrition that can help. Join host Katherine Ippolito as she interviews Karen Gesell, both Registered Dieticians with the Genesee Dietetic Association. In this easy-to-follow question and answer format they explore a number of topics including; “What are some things I should be concerned with if I’m trying to become pregnant?” – How does healthy eating fit into a healthy lifestyle for anyone considering having a baby?” and “What vitamins should I be taking?” (13 minutes) Special thanks to Bob Muir for post-production.

Three-year Old Language Development

Language Development in Three-Year Olds – Professor Sekile Nzinga Johnson, PhD. from the Greater Rochester Collaborative explores how all development influences and interacts with language development in a three-year old. Time 25 minutes.

Three-year Old Speech and Language

Three-Year Olds’ Speech and Language Development – Speech and language pathologist, Amy Lyle, shares a professional’s insight into what parents and caregivers need to know about speech and language and their three-year old. Time 26 minutes.


Disciplining your Three-Year Old – Early childhood professionals Ellen Donavan and Ana Otero discuss the topic of disciplining your three-year old. The viewer will discover that disciplining is actually teaching and that a child’s first and most important teacher is his/her own parents. This opens the door to new and dynamic strategies. Time 24 minutes.

Understanding the Three-year Old

Understanding the Three-Year Old – Lori Bruegger from Children’s Institute joins Amy Rist, mom of two young children, to discuss three-year olds and what is an appropriate expectation of their behavior. A wonderful conversation for a parent or caregiver of a three-year old to hear. Viewers will learn what is developmentally appropriate for this age which can help form realistic expectations. Time 25 minutes.

Safety for 3-year olds

Safety on the Playground for 2 and 3 Year Olds – Suanne Miller, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at GCHS, shares critical information for generally keeping your 2 and 3-year old safe in general but particularly as it relates to playgrounds. Time – 26 minutes

Introduction to Two-year Olds

Introduction to Two-Year Olds – LaMonda Beaman, professional child care provider, and Janice Price, Head Start Educational Coordinator, lead a discussion in response to the question, “Does it have to be the terrible twos?” Viewers will receive tips and insights into this fascinating stage of development. Time 24 minutes.