About Emma


Emma Numanoglu

Mother, Midwife and Board Certified Lactation Consultant

  • I am firstly a wife and mum to 2 beautiful children Kaan born 2008 and Lila born 2009.

  • 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 life’s 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

My Qualifications

  • 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


talks, workshops and research

I hold a variety of different workshops and events, and have been humbled and honoured to receive awards and commendations from my colleagues

Talks and Workshops

Learn more about some of the talks and workshops I’ve given and find out about any than are currently planned here


Learn more about the research I am currently conducting alongside colleagues into the birth experiences under lockdown here.


Hear what previous client have to say about breastfeeding consultations and antenatal class preparation here.


class or consultation