The simple act of holding your baby whenever you want is something mums in Mater Mothers' Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) can’t always do. Soft fabric &lsquo...
Calling all the crafty folk!
A research study undertaken by Mater Mothers’ Hospitals has found that standardising ward rounds in a maternity setting improves communication and safety outcomes.
Standardising ward rounds improves safety and communication outcomes
An Auckland mum has safely returned home from Australia after becoming the first New Zealand woman to undergo in-utero spinal surgery for her unborn baby diagnosed with spina...
Auckland mum pioneers pathway to access in-utero surgery in Australia
For Claudine and David Fitzgibbon, Baby Harvey is their baby of hope, made possible by Dr Glenn Gardener, Dr Martin Wood and the team at Mater Mothers’ Hospital...
Mater's baby of hope
Lisa gave birth to her triplet daughters Alice, Caitlin and Grace at Mater Mothers’ Hospital in March 2011 at 33 weeks and five days.
At the time, the thought...
Mater triplets celebrate another milestone
Mater Mothers recently recognised Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week (13 to 19 November) by chatting to mums and dads about the signs of this condition and the...
Help available for perinatal depression and anxiety
Becoming a grandparent for the first time is an exciting thing. Special Care Nurse Unit Manager Rita Houghton became a grandmother for the first time in May and says it’s...
The joys of first time grandparenting
Mater Mothers’ Hospitals is excited to announce Mater Nappy Balm has won silver in the recent 2016 International Business Awards (Stevie®Awards).
Mater Mothers delivers another product win
For Mater mum Amy, every cuddle is special—especially on Mother's Day, which marked little Piper's 90th day in Mater's Neonatal Critical Care Unit.
Mother’s Day Miracle baby Piper
Being a midwife is not just a job for Gai-Maree Payne, it’s been her “love” for the past 10 years at Mater.
Mater midwives recognised this International Midwives Day
Pre-eclampsia is an effect of high blood pressure affecting one in 100 pregnant women and their babies.
Pre-eclampsia in pregnancy: facts and when to seek help
Come visit our team of healthcare professionals at the very first Essential Baby & Toddler Show, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, 4 to 6 March 2016.
The Essential Baby & Toddler Show
Watch Erika's video from the recent launch of the Mater maternity and baby care product range in selected Woolworths Supermarkets.
VIDEO: Mater mum and product co-creator Erika
Remember baby Jack and mum Lana? Born at 26 weeks, he’s home after 96 days in the Mater Mothers' Hospitals' Neonatal Critical Care Unit.
Christmas ‘miracle’ as baby Jack home for Christmas Day
Watch our video from the recent launch of the Mater maternity and baby care product range in selected Woolworths Supermarkets.
VIDEO: Mater products’ official launch in selected Woolworths Supermarkets
The Mater maternity and baby care product range was officially launched in eleven Woolworths Supermarkets in Brisbane, Redland and Springfield. These are the same, familiar...
Mater products’ official launch in Woolworths Supermarkets
Congratulations to our latest prize winners for the Mater products' Review and Win competition—each winner receives a carton of Mater Nappies in the size of their...
Review and Win competition winners
Brisbane researchers have made an important discovery which helps us understand why breast is best for baby.
Mater research collaboration delivers breastfeeding breakthrough
Mater Education is offering a unique simulation training opportunity to junior doctors wanting to specialise in obstetrics and gynaecology to ensure they have the practical...
NOVICE Program gives junior doctors an advantage
Mater Mothers’ Hospitals’ maternity and baby care products won gold in the Best New Product – Consumer Products and Best New Product – Health and...
Mater maternity and baby care products win international gold!
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...
Mater Nappy Balm has landed!
Thanks to the life-saving care Matilda Jackson received at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, she is now a healthy and happy five year old girl, but when Matilda was born at only...
Mater Mothers helps seriously ill babies like Matilda
Five years ago, 27-year-old Linsey Johnston was pregnant with her first child. Her pregnancy had been progressing well until her 20 week scan showed cause for concern.
Miracle baby starts school
After five years, two miscarriages and caring for a seriously ill pregnant wife, Pavel Mamin was given the go ahead to take his son George home after 10 weeks in Mater's...
Baby George home in time for Father's Day after 10 weeks in hospital
Father's Day is special for Mater Mothers; a chance to celebrate the unique connection between blokes and their babies.
Mater Mothers is celebrating dads this Father’s Day!
Mater Mothers is on track to reach 10 000 births this year, welcoming its 5000th baby for 2014, little Naomi Rodgers, late last week.
Mater Mothers half way to delivering 10 000 babies this year
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