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.

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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.

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Fertility Nurse / Midwife

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.


Fertility Nurse

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


Fertility Nurse

Kristen is a Registered Nurse who completed her training at Flinders University in 2013. Having worked most of her career in Intensive Care she now enjoys the change to Fertility Nursing. She is very passionate about supporting others throughout their fertility journey. She enjoys working with such a supportive and caring team of nurses and doctors.

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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.


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Fertility Nurse / Donor Coordinator

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.


Fertility Nurse

Tahlia is a Registered Nurse who initially completed a Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced) with a major in reproductive and childhood health in 2020. She then completed a Master of Clinical Nursing in 2022, gaining more practical skills to work as a fertility nurse.

Stephanie Bowden

MasterGenCouns MHGSA, BNg (RNBN)

Fertility Nurse / Associate Genetic Counselor 

Stephanie has extensive experience working as a genetic counsellor and fertility nurse both locally and interstate and has a special interest in reproductive and prenatal genetics.

She has a Bachelor of Nursing from Flinders University and completed her Master of Genetic Counselling at the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) and Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors (ASGC), and the Fertility Society of Australasia and New Zealand (FSANZ) and Fertility Nurses of Australasia (FNA). 

As a genetic counsellor at Embrace Fertility, she is committed to providing accurate and relevant genetic information and assisting individuals and families to understand and navigate the impact of genetics and genetic conditions on their reproductive choices so they can make the best possible decisions for themselves and their families. 



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.

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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.




Isabella has joined us with 5 years experience in medical admin. Isabella has a passion for understanding and connecting with people for who they are and where they are at in their lives. This has lead to studying part time in a double degree of early childhood education and disability. Isabella’s main role here at Embrace is being the New Patient Officer so she will greet you at the beginning of your journey with us. Isabella is enthusiastically curious to learn about the innovative field of assisted reproduction.

Anna Lianos

Anna Lianos

Admin / Finance

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.




Christina is a friendly and optimistic new addition to our team. Moving from studying a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering ot fertility clinic admin, she is excited to learn new things about women’s health, fertility and assisting the wonderful doctors in helping people to start families.




With over 9 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Perlina finished her internship in public and private hospitals pathology department, doing blood extraction, examining specimen and performing different types of test procedures.

In 2017 she worked in a private clinic. Her primary role was to work side by side with the medical doctors and assist them with their consultation. She also oversaw daily operations of the clinic to ensure smooth and efficient patient care support.

Her Bachelor’s degree was completed in Medical Laboratory Science in 2017 in Manila, Philippines.

Perlina joined the Embrace Fertility team in 2023 as a backup support administration person. She has enjoyed training in the IVF fertility unit and look forward to an amazing future ahead.


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Practice Manager

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.

Embrace Fertility Team
Embrace Fertility team

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


1 The Parade
Norwood SA 5067
(best parking on Gray street)


Please tell our reception staff if you prefer consultation via Zoom


Mon & Wed: 9am – 8pm
Tue, Thur, Fri: 9am – 5pm

Nurses available

Bloods & scans by appointment:
Mon, Wed & Fri
7.30am – 9.30am