Key Benefits of using Gill as an Obstetrician

Dr Gill Paulsen has a special interest in complicated pregnancies and has additional experience in this area. Gill is a warm and compassionate doctor who is dedicated to caring for women in pregnancy.

It is your first pregnancy

Navigating your first pregnancy can be confusing.  Gill will help guide you through this process, explaining the various options for tests and ultrasounds and teaching you what you need to know.

You need some reassurance

Pregnancy is a time of excitement, but for various reasons it can also be stressful and challenging.  Gill is supportive and caring, will be attuned to your needs and help you with any questions or concerns.

You want someone to listen

There is more to good obstetric care than delivering a healthy baby.  Gill prides herself on being an empathic listener and good communicator.  She is interested in your individual needs and priorities.

It has been complicated

Gill is experienced in caring for women who have had complicated pregnancies, such as miscarriage, stillbirth, prematurity, growth restriction or other problems with their baby.

You have a medical condition

Caring for women with medical conditions is an area of interest for Gill.  In particular she has broad experience looking after women with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes in pregnancy.

You are an older woman

It is now common for women to have children when they are older.  Gill will outline an individualised plan to monitor your pregnancy and deliver your baby the safest way possible.

You needed IVF to conceive

Women who have needed assistance to conceive may need extra support and reassurance as they progress through their pregnancy.  Gill will support you during your pregnancy and delivery.

You want the safest option

Gill prioritises the health of both mother and baby through the provision of up to date, evidence based care.  Your baby will be delivered in a tertiary centre, with round the clock anaesthetic and paediatric backup.

About Gill


Gill is a female Obstetrician who provides public and private care at The Mercy Hospital for Women.  She has broad experience in caring for women with low risk pregnancies as well as those where complications have arisen.  Gill is heavily involved in teaching medical students, midwives and junior doctors and this work ensures that her knowledge and skills remain up to date.  As a mother herself she understands the stresses and challenges of pregnancy and is highly attuned to the needs of her patients.  She values patient centered care, good communication and close collaboration between patient and doctor.

Meet Gill

Useful Patient Information


Pregnant women are often inundated with information from friends, family, the Internet, magazines and books.  This can be overwhelming so Gill has collated a list of resources to direct you to reputable and up to date sources of information.  These include smart phone Apps, websites and books.

Patient Info