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Concept of Antifragility applied to breastfeeding, milk production and breastfeeding counseling

by Caroline Kruger, LLM, IBCLC
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 1 CNE, 1 CME, 0.1 Midwifery CEU, 1 Dietetic CEU
  • Learning Format: Webinar
  • Handout: Yes
  • Origin: Lactation 2014

Taleb introduces the concept of Antifragility in his 2012 book. This presentation applies this concept to breastfeeding, counseling and research.

Antifragile are systems that evolve and improve after crises instead of breaking. Breastfeeding has survived evolution and is therefor antifragile. What interferes with breastfeeding’s antifragility and makes it robust or less than robust: fragile (at a population level and at the level of N=1)

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Introduction to concept of Antifragility
Objective 2: What retracts or reinforces Antifragility of breastfeeding
Objective 3: Antifragility also informatis how to read evidence

Presentations: 28  |  Hours / CE Credits: 22.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks