Martie Clayton is a qualified Registered Nurse and Midwife for the last 28 years, South African trained. In 2006 she completed an honours degree in Nursing Education and Administration.
After relocation to Dubai in 2008 and observing the need for breastfeeding assistance to the community, in 2011 Martie completed International Breastfeeding Lactation Consultancy Course (IBCLC) to enhance her personal growth and remain up to date with best practices to care for mothers and newborn babies.
Martie is a qualified and certified ALSO/NRP/BLS instructor. She participates actively in the UAE, giving lectures on breastfeeding, Obstetric Emergencies, Neonatal Resuscitation and Basic life Support. This keeps her updated on International best practices in Obstetric.
She was also part of the Mediclinic Middle East commissioning team for the Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai and worked as the Nurse Manager Maternity for nine years. During this period their team received numerous accolades and recommendations including passing the JCIA accreditation with excellent comments for the care given to parents and newborn babies.