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Just as we like to hear from you, we also want to share our big news with you—our Mater mums. On this page you'll find a collection of updates from around our hospitals including information on new services and research trials as well as stories from some of our Mater Little Miracles and, of course, our exceptional staff.

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A new way of interpreting information from a low-tech, age-old method used in pregnancy care is expected to more accurately identify potential health issues for mothers and...

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27
May

Pregnant bellies: updating the tape measure technique

Mater Mothers today launched Mater Body Balm for pregnancy—the first of its maternity and baby care products—at a pre-Mother’s Day brunch at the Gallery of...

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10
May

Mater launches maternity product range

It has been 12 months since Mater Mothers joined Facebook. Since then we've have more than 16000 'friends'. Come and see what all the fuss is about!

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09
May

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Born more than three months premature, Eli Harris faced numerous challenges during his first few months of life including lung disease, a heart murmur, a brain bleed and an...

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08
May

Eli's story

There’s more to our antenatal classes than just education; they are also a great place to meet other people who are going through a similar experience. 

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08
May

Antenatal class—your first mothers' group

Three years ago Leiza Mosely stood by the bedside of her twins, Jonathan and Ethan, as they fought for life in Mater’s Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU).

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08
May

Mater mum walks the Great Wall for her boys

Expectant mothers who struggle with their weight can volunteer for a new study to investigate the effects of probiotics on preventing gestational diabetes.

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08
May

New study targets gestational diabetes

Congratulations to the winners of our ‘share your beautiful moments’ with Mater Mothers competition.

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05
May

Share your beautiful moments competition winners

Mater Mothers’ Hospital midwife Nicola Adams is determined to do her bit to lower the maternal and infant mortality rates in Malawi and put a spotlight on the cause...

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30
Apr

Midwife advocates for mothers worldwide

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