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Clinical interests

Dr Pauline Joubert


Pauline encourages her patients to discuss their birthing preferences with her. Her obstetric interests include:

  • early pregnancy complications such as miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies
  • vaginal deliveries
  • vaginal twin deliveries when possible
  • vaginal birth after Caesarean (VBAC)
  • external cephalic version (ECV) for breech presentation
  • instrumental vaginal deliveries and Caesarean sections
  • “natural” Caesarean sections
  • maternal assisted Caesarean sections.


Pauline provides fertility services in affiliation with Monash IVF, including:

  • pre-conception counselling and initial management of infertility
  • fertility preservation, including egg freezing
  • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)
  • In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).


Pauline is unfortunately no longer accepting gynaecology patients due to her focus on obstetrics and fertility.

Dr Melinda Heywood


Melinda’s obstetric interests include:

  • vaginal deliveries
  • instrumental vaginal deliveries
  • gestational diabetes
  • medical disorders in pregnancy
  • twin pregnancies, including vaginal delivery where possible
  • Vaginal Birth after Caesarean (VBAC)
  • Caesarean section
  • external cephalic version (ECV) for breech presentation.


Her gynaecology interests include:

  • early pregnancy complications, including miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy
  • recurrent miscarriage
  • ovarian cysts
  • endometriosis and pelvic pain
  • laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • heavy or irregular bleeding
  • postmenopausal bleeding
  • management of abnormal cervical screening tests, including colposcopy, biopsy and treatment when required
  • contraception, including the insertion of intrauterine contraceptive devices such as the Mirena, Kyleena and Implanon, and laparoscopic tubal ligation.


Melinda provides fertility services including:

  • initial management of infertility
  • ovulation induction
  • IUI.

Dr Sarah Robinson


Sarah aims to support women and their family to feel empowered through their journey of pregnancy, delivery and beyond. She has special interests in:

  • pre-pregnancy counselling
  • normal and complex pregnancy
  • medical disorders of pregnancy
  • multiple pregnancy
  • vaginal birth, instrumental birth and caesarean section
  • vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC).


  • general gynaecology
  • recurrent miscarriage
  • early pregnancy complications
  • abnormal uterine bleeding through the phases of adolescence to post menopause
  • endometrial ablation and fibroid/polyp resection
  • laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • pelvic pain and endometriosis
  • contraception (including mirena insertion and laparoscopic tubal ligation)
  • cervical screening abnormalities (she is an accredited colposcopist).


Sarah provides fertility services including:

  • initial management of infertility
  • currently training in assisted reproductive (IVF) techniques.