Breastfeeding Matters

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13 Roseland Road Rondebosch, Southern Suburbs 7700

Emma Numanoglu, the co-ordinator of Me-a-Mama antenatal classes and founder of breastfeedingmatters, is a Registered Nurse with distinctions in Midwifery, Psychiatry and Community.


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Emma has also completed a BA degree in Communication Science and Psychology, as well as a BSc (Honours) degree in Psychology and post-graduate studies at Wits to become a South African certified Lactation Consultant and is also an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).

Emma has previously worked as a midwife, and Unit Manager for the Oncology/Surgical Unit at the Vincent Pallotti Hospital.

Midwifery and Breastfeeding are her passion and she endeavours to ensure that every parent-to-be is aware of all their options and has the best childbirth experience.


* Antenatal Classes
* Breastfeeding Consultations

About Emma

* I am firstly a wife and mum to 2 beautiful children Kaan age 8 and Lila age 7.
* I love life and all of its wonderful possibilities.
* I believe every Mum is a superstar no matter how she gives birth
* I have the utmost respect for my clients and treat them with the care and compassion that I would hope others would treat me with
* I believe that the families I teach deserve and should be getting up to date information so that they can make informed choices
* I put my heart into what I do and try and learn something new every day
* I am passionate about my work and see it as a lifes calling and not just a job
* I endeavor to always give my best to my clients and if I am unable to help then to refer to others who can
* I have been studying and working for the past 20 years as I believe that you never stop learning
* I am addicted to Lindt chocolate,good books and anything that makes me laugh
* I have had the privilege of travelling to the most beautiful places and look forward to seeing more of the world


* I qualified from Carinus Nursing College in 1997 with distinctions in Midwifery,Psychiatry,General Nursing and Community.
* I have additional qualifications/courses in Perinatal Education,Counselling,Advanced C.P.R,Breastfeeding,Nursing Management and Palliative Care
* I received a trophy for Excellence in Clinical Nursing upon Graduation
* I have completed a BA degree in Communication Science and Psychology and a BSc (Hons)Psychology
* I am a South African Certified Lactation Specialist (Wits) S.A.C.L.C
* I am an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Specialist I.B.C.L.C

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