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Being a mum is one of the most beautiful and challenging roles any woman will experience during her lifetime.

Since 1960, Mater Mothers' Hospitals have shared this miracle many times over.

We are committed to providing the very best maternity care, welcoming each new baby into the world and supporting each family. Now, we are proud to be able to share our expertise, care and support with you online.

In consultation with mums, we've created this interactive website to help guide you through this special time, from conception right through to the toddler years.

This website helps us to continue the care once you've left hospital, by providing a reliable source of information and support.

With a new baby, it's a whole new universe that we'd like to help you explore and right here is the perfect place to start.

Latest News

Bruce was so excited to find out he was going to become a Dad. Judy and Bruce hadn’t planned on having a family, but when they found out they were pregnant, Bruce was...

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15
Sep

Surprise you’re having twins! First time Dad Bruce shares his journey to parenthood

After 11 attempts at IVF and two heartbreaking ectopic pregnancies, my husband and I were finally expecting a baby girl due 18 August 2017. After a few scares in early...

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11
Sep

Kimberley's Story

Thank you for sharing your favourite #ProudMaterDad moments in celebration of Father’s Day. We were overwhelmed with the gorgeous images and videos of our Mater babies...

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06
Sep

Congratulations to our #ProudMaterDad competition winners

As an adrenalin junkie and motorcycle racing enthusiast, Daryl Beattie is not someone you instantly picture smiling down at a small baby, wrapped carefully in a fluffy pink...

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01
Sep

Daryl Beattie and his 'little green frog'

I still have not worked out if the 49 days little Immi spent in NCCU and Special Care was ‘the longest short period of my life’ or ‘the shortest long period...

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01
Sep

Ben's Story

Share your #ProudMaterDad moments with us this Father's Day!

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30
Aug

Celebrating Proud Mater Dads this Father's Day

Proud Mater Dad Josh reflects back over the past six months and shares his experiences of being a first time dad.

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29
Aug

First time dad Josh shares his parenting journey

Little Harrison had a rocky start to life. Mater Mum Nicole shares her experience having a due date of 10 August, yet suffered preterm labour at 25 weeks and 4 days and a 95...

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28
Aug

Little fighter Harrison’s rocky start to life

Baby Benjamin Harper lies in his cot with a slim feeding tube trailing from his nose, his little body working gently, eyes wide and his mouth relaxing into a smile in response...

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10
Aug

Baby Benjamin's spina bifida journey


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