Evidence and what it really means

Hello and welcome to my first blog entry for professionals who are interested in improving infant feeding! In my inaugural entry, I want to spend a little time discussing research. I often receive feedback from my conferences that clinicians appreciate having research broken down and explained. Most clinicians are so busy that it’s difficult to keep up with current research. Additionally, many of us have not been taught how to look for “best evidence” so we rely on the peer review process. In other words, “if it’s published it must be true”. In response to frequent requests from participants in my trainings, I am starting a blog that hopefully will help you learn about how to find and critically read research.

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