Katinka Fourie is a registered nurse and midwife who worked in obstetrics and maternity wards in state and private hospitals for over 30 years.
She did her B Art et Scien (nursing) at North West University and is also registered in Community Health (Pretoria Technicon), Nursing Management (UP) and a Foundational Management certificate of competence from Milpark Business School.
She got a diploma through Creative Consciousness International Coaching academy as a Consciousness and Professional coach and is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
For the last 8 years she works as a Lactation Consultant and Life Coach and has recently qualify as a Craniosacral Therapist (Biodynamic approach) through the SA Institute of Craniosacral studies.
Katinka uses all these different modalities to help mothers to cope with their new role as a mother, to get to know themselves and their new babies and master the art of breastfeeding.
She believes in a conscious parenting journey so that parents can make conscious decisions on pregnancy, the birthing of their baby, feeding options for their baby and how to parent their child.
Katinka is married and is a mother of three grown up children and two grandchildren.
She is also a student in Practical Philosophy, Meditation and Sanskrit.
ॐ सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः
सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः ।
सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु
मा कश्चिद्दुःखभाग्भवेत् ।
ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥
May all become happy
May none fall ill
May all see auspiciousness everywhere
May none ever feel sorrow
Om Peace! Peace! Peace!