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Pre Pregnancy

Planning a pregnancy, becoming informed about fertility and all things involving a pregnancy to help you achieve your goals in our pre-pregnancy appointments.

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Dr Guy Skinner covers all aspects of pregnancy care from the simple to the most complex. We provide the best possible care, expertise and support.

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Dr Guy Skinner has had years of experience managing gynaecological issues following on from his years as a Senior Consultant at The Royal Women’s Hospital.

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Newborn Services

Dr Guy Skinner provides specific newborn services of tongue tie and neonatal circumcision backed by a wealth of experience in both areas.

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Melbourne’s Best Practice for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

If you are trying to fall pregnant or have discovered you are pregnant, we can help. When it comes to finding an obstetrician in Melbourne that can offer the support, advice, care and professionalism you need throughout your pregnancy journey and after birth, we believe we provide the highest standard of medical care and advice.

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We are proud to be one of the leading obstetrics and gynaecology clinics in Melbourne, with ultrasound machines in each room, Dr Skinner and his midwives are able to scan your baby at most of your visits. Our beautiful rooms provide a welcoming and relaxing environment for our patients to enjoy.
Our obstetrics and gynaecology practice offers an array of programs suitable for every stage of your pregnancy journey. Whether your concerns relate to gynaecological issues such as, abnormal menstrual bleeding, endometriosis or polycystic ovaries, for example, or pre-pregnancy planning, high risk pregnancy management, complex birth, creating your birth plan or postnatal recovery, our practice provides the care and support throughout your journey. With more than 18 years’ experience as an accredited private obstetrician and having delivered more than 13,000 babies, Guy and his team of midwives provide premium medical care that to ensure your wellbeing and comfort are the number one priority ensuring you have a positive pregnancy and birth experience, and a successful postnatal recovery.

What to expect at your first visit
We recommend coming for your first appointment at between 6 – 10 weeks of pregnancy. During this appointment, Dr Skinner will perform a dating scan with one of our two ultrasounds, take your medical history, discuss birth choices and answer any questions you may have. At this visit you will also discuss with Dr Skinner the choice of Maternity programs you would like to select.

We would be delighted to hear from you either by phone or email, where our friendly staff will guide you through the booking process and answer any questions you may have about this exciting time.

Pregnancy Calculator

The pregnancy calculator is used to estimate important dates during pregnancy based on information provided. This useful information includes dates such as:

  • Conception
  • Baby’s first heartbeat
  • Baby’s first move
  • End of first trimester
  • End of second trimester
  • And of course, your due date.

Every moment of your pregnancy is an exciting one and one you’ll want to remember. Your results outline your baby’s progress during development, possible symptoms during trimesters, notes to-do and all that exciting stuff, too. From first time mums-to-be to parents of a couple of children, any mum can enjoy this simple guide. Find advice, information and topics to consider each and every week of your pregnancy.

So how does it work?

To use our pregnancy calculator, fill in your Last Menstrual Period (LMP) date so we can calculate all of the most important dates and information related to your pregnancy.

Ovulation Calculator

Our ovulation calculator is perfect for those trying to conceive, and helps you predict your ovulation period and most fertile days of the month. Menstrual periods vary from woman to woman, and month to month, but the ovulation calculator can use your menstrual cycle to better predict ovulation and increase your chances of getting pregnant. Determine your ovulation and discover your peak chance for fertility using this simple ovulation calculator.

How to utilise the ovulation calculator

To predict your most fertile days of the month, fill in your Last Menstrual Period (LMP) date and the length of your cycle. Commencing a successful conception, you can then use the Pregnancy Calculator to monitor each week of your pregnancy.

About Guy

Guy is a private obstetrician and gynaecologist working in Melbourne. His rooms are based onsite at St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Fitzroy enabling greater and more ready access to speciality resources and to the best professional medical care available to his patients. Guy delivers privately at both St Vincent’s and Freemasons Hospitals’.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology FAQs

Guy is widely regarded as one of the best obstetricians and gynaecologists in Melbourne with extensive experience and expertise in the field. His dedication to providing personalised and compassionate care, combined with his commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements, makes him a preferred choice for patients seeking quality gynaecological services.

Alongside gynaecological services, Guy also provides a full suite of obstetrics services! Whether you require pre-pregnancy, prenatal care, infeteritily evaluations, assistance during pregnancy, or postnatal care, Guy can provide comprehensive care to support you throughout your journey to motherhood from pre-pregnancy to birth.

Guy specialises in fertility assessments and initial management. He employs a thorough approach to identify the underlying causes of infertility, conducting comprehensive evaluations and tests for both partners.

Guy offers personalised treatment plans, which may include lifestyle modifications and medications, and will refer to Melbourne’s top infertility specialists if required.

Guy offers advice and medical intervention from pre-pregnancy all the way to the day of birth.

Guy offers a range of treatment options tailored to the specific needs of each patient. These may include medical management, hormonal therapies, minimally invasive procedures, and surgical interventions. Guy is highly experienced in performing laparoscopic surgery, hysteroscopy, and other advanced surgical techniques, ensuring optimal outcomes while minimising discomfort and ensuring a smooth recovery regardless of the gynaecological procedure you undergo. 

Guy employs advanced diagnostic techniques to ensure accurate diagnoses for gynaecological conditions. And recommends only tertiary level gynaecological ultrasound services.

With his expertise and years of experience in the gynaecology field, Guy can effectively assess and diagnose various gynaecological concerns, providing a solid foundation for personalised treatment plans.

Guy offers a comprehensive range of gynaecology services in Melbourne. These include diagnostic evaluations, treatment options, surgical procedures, and ongoing care for various gynaecological conditions.

In terms of the gynaecological procedures offered at our practice we offer hysterectomy, laparoscopy, removal of fibroids, hysterectomy and endometrial ablation and hysteroscopy.

With over 25 years experience in gynaecological procedures, you can rest assured that you are in more than capable hands when you choose Guy for your gynaecological services. 

Booking an appointment with Guy is super simple. You can visit our website at to find the contact details and appointment booking information. Alternatively, you can also call our clinic directly on (03) 9417 0147 to speak with one of our private practice midwives to schedule an appointment.

Get in touch today

To find out more about Dr Guy Skinner, or to make an appointment today, call us on (03) 9417 0147. Whether it be over the phone or via our website, we are here to ensure you receive the information you need.

Our rooms are located on site at St Vincent’s Private Hospital with access to leading edge technology and other medical specialists our collaborative approach means you can put your pregnancy in the trusted and caring hands of Dr Skinner and his Midwives. We would look forward to helping you.


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