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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


Mater Nappy Balm has landed!

The latest addition to the Mater Mothers’ Hospitals’ maternity and baby care product range has arrived. Mater Nappy Balm has been formulated to closely replicate the moisture barrier qualities of vernix—the naturally occurring substance produced in the womb which coats and protects baby before birth. 

Winners: BUY + WIN Competition

Congratulations to Temora Sharman, Jan Barnes, Jessica de Rouw, and Areti Ingram who are winners of our Mater Mothers’ Hospitals’ Products’ Buy + Win Competition winning a six-month supply of Mater Nappies!

Townsville baby defies the odds

Townsville mum, Rachel Kerr was overjoyed when she fell pregnant with her second child but she was oblivious to the life-threatening issues that lay ahead.

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