An experienced team of Adelaide fertility experts that genuinely cares
Embrace Fertility is supported by a team of people who bring a great deal of skills and experience to the table. Based in beautiful rooms in Norwood, we all support and care for our patients through their entire fertility journey, as well as providing early pregnancy management, for a variety of clients living in many different geographical locations. The bottom line is we genuinely care and will do everything to provide the best possible treatment for each person that seeks our help.
Senior Fertility Nurse
Jane is a Registered Nurse who completed her training at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide.
She has a wealth of experience in Reproductive Health, having worked since 2002 as a fertility nurse. She has gained her extensive fertility experience by working in four different IVF units in Adelaide and Australia.
Jane’s area of knowledge includes ovulation induction, endometriosis and recurrent implantation failure and she is qualified to perform fertility scans, IUI procedures and pap smears. Jane has helped many people create their families in Adelaide.
She has a genuine commitment to providing personalised patient care and feels privileged to work with couples throughout their fertility journey.
Midwife / Fertility Coordinator
Jess is a registered midwife who completed her Bachelor of Midwifery in 2018. She spent her junior years working at a large South Australian tertiary hospital providing care to women and their families throughout the antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal periods.
Supporting individuals through their preconception care and fertility treatments right up to 12 weeks of pregnancy is the area Jess most loves to work and she feels so privileged to have the opportunity to be with the Embrace Fertility team.
Jess supports our fertility nurses with coordinating fertility cycles and providing early pregnancy care.
Lydia is a Registered Nurse and an accredited NATTI Mandarin interpreter. She was awarded her first nursing degree by Peking University in 2009, with her initial post at the Third Hospital of Peking University.
Wanting to broaden her experience, Lydia chose to pursue her nursing career in South Australia. After graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing from the University of South Australia in 2011, Lydia has enjoyed working at various hospitals and GP practices throughout South Australia, where she specialised in paediatric and primary health care.
Lydia gained her Graduate Certificate in Family and Child Health Nursing with the Australian College of Nursing in 2019. She understands how culture can influence people’s health. Lydia believes communication and knowledge is critical to providing quality patient care, and she is proud to treat all of her patients with respect and empathy whilst on their journey
Senior Fertility Nurse
Is a Registered Nurse and accredited with ASAR as a sonographer in the area of gynecology and early first trimester obstetrics. Paula has worked within the specialty of reproductive health for the past 30 years, remaining up to date with new developments and technologies, completing a minimum of 20 hours yearly for both nursing and sonography of professional development.
Paula successfully completed the ASRM Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Nurse certificate and is a member of Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand and Fertility Nurses of Australasia.
Paula says, “ I see you while you face the challenges and difficulties often experienced with infertility. I can see the benefits of a team approach supporting you to reach your goals.”
Senior Fertility Nurse
Lyn-Mare is a registered nurse who completed her nursing degree in South Africa. She worked as a fertility nurse since 2014 in one of Johannesburg’s top three fertility clinics, but has now decided to make Adelaide her home. Lyn-Mare’s areas of interest include coordinating IVF cycles, ovulation induction and operating IVF and gynaecological theatre procedures. She is also trained to perform IUIs and pap smears.
Lyn-Mare has a passion for helping couples reach their family dreams and, having gone through her own difficulties, she can truly empathise with her patients.
Michelle is a Registered Nurse who completed her training in Melbourne, and has a wide range of experience working not only in Australia but America and London.
Having worked at two other Fertility Clinics in South Australia Michelle’s passion is helping others to achieve their pregnancy outcomes.
Michelle’s recent focus has been becoming a part of the Donor Coordinating team.
Before joining the Embrace Fertility team, Despina had many years’ experience working as an Administration Officer at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide.
She has had experience working alongside a multidisciplinary team, liaising with practitioners both locally and intrastate.
Despina is the positive and friendly person welcoming you into our clinic and helping to provide support to you along your journey.
Receptionist / Administration
Indya is our Embrace Receptionist & Admin person with a positive and friendly face welcoming you into our clinic. She is currently a Bachelor of Nursing Student who has a keen interest in learning more about the world of fertility. We are learning practice and as such we are very supportive of Indya expanding her knowledge and growing with Embrace Fertility.
Georgia is a kind and friendly addition to the Administration team. She is here to show her support for everyone and loves to help in any way she can. Georgia will be commencing her Bachelor of Nursing in 2024 where she will expand her knowledge and hopes to come back a fertility nurse. At Embrace we wish her all the best in her studies and look forward to helping guide her into her future.
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Senior Finance Officer
Working between Australia and New Zealand, Janet is working with the Embrace team to change over the medical management system.
Having worked with Adelaide lead fertility doctor Professor Louise Hull previously, Janet has looked after doctor diaries, facilitated training in medical management systems and is an admin whiz. She worked as an orthopaedic secretary for NALHN (Lyell McEwin and Modbury Hospital) and Practice Manager at FBW Gynaecology Plus with Dr Tran Nguyen. Janet enjoys sharing her skills and empowering her colleagues to keep upskilling.
Anna comes to us with years of experience & knowledge in IVF, she started in this health industry in 2003 by working side by side with Specialists/ Medical practitioners, Scientists, Nurses, Sonographers and Finance/Admin staff. Anna is a very caring person with her focus being in assisting the patient’s with their journey as well as supporting the team at Embrace.
IT Solutions Consultant
Marie has provided patient support, administrative experience and transparent financial advice to those requiring health care since 2008. She has worked with several medical specialists in Adelaide, including fertility specialists, anaesthetists, obstetricians, gynaecologists, endocrinologists and psychiatrists, helping them run their practices in a smooth and efficient way.
Marie is a crucial liaison for patients and members of Professor Louise Hull’s team, co-ordinating meetings and providing management support. Marie co-ordinates regular communication with other doctors and researchers in Adelaide, and with international and national fertility organisations, so the Embrace Fertility team can obtain the best information to make care decisions for our patients.
We look forward to meeting you.
Please call for an appointment with one of our Adelaide fertility experts.
Phone: 1300 848 470
Fax: 08 8362 4996
Support line: 0424 434 993
Please tell our reception staff if you prefer consultation via Zoom
PRACTICE OFFICE HOURS
Mon & Wed: 9am – 8pm
Tue, Thur, Fri: 9am – 5pm
Bloods & scans by appointment:
Mon, Wed & Fri
7.30am – 9.30am