News by category: breastfeeding

Breastfeeding my first baby didn’t quite go to plan. I assumed that being something so natural, my baby and I would just know what to do. Everything looked fine when we...

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07
Aug

Rebecca's Breastfeeding Story

I have a complicated breast health history and had no idea how painful breast feeding could be. While I was in hospital I went to a talk with Gav for new parents on feeding...

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21
Jun

Nicole’s Breastfeeding Story

A big thank you to everyone who submitted their breastfeeding questions as part of our Facebook live chat last week! We've compiled a selection of the Q&As from the day...

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08
Aug

Breastfeeding live chat—Q&A with Julie Germain

It’s World Breastfeeding Week! We’re celebrating with a live Facebook chat at 10.30 am AEST today (Monday 1 August)!

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01
Aug

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week—chat live with our breastfeeding experts today at 10.30 am!

Next week is World Breastfeeding Week. We’re celebrating with a live Facebook chat from 10.30 am to 11.30 am AEST on Monday 1 August!

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28
Jul

Breastfeeding live chat next Monday 1 August

Breast engorgement affects 55 per cent of breastfeeding mothers in Australia. Mater mums who experience this condition can now benefit from a new education package developed by...

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06
Jan

New education package for successful breastfeeding

Brisbane researchers have made an important discovery which helps us understand why breast is best for baby.

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14
Oct

Mater research collaboration delivers breastfeeding breakthrough

To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (1 to 7 August) we sat down with Mater midwives and lactation consultants Julie Germain and Lyn Ahearn to answer some of your common...

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07
Aug

Q&A: Breastfeeding—August 2015

To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (1 to 7 August), Mater Mothers' Hospitals will host a live web chat from 10 am to 11 am on Thursday 6 August.

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03
Aug

Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week—chat live with our breastfeeding experts

New mums at Redland have access to a weekly community based breastfeeding support clinic run by Mater midwives.

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27
Jan

Support group for new mums

Did you miss seeing us at this year's Pregnancy Babies and Children's Expo, held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in June? Want to know more about...

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02
Sep

Educational videos now available

As part of World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), Mater midwives and lactation consultants Jane Swan and Julie Germain hosted a live web chat through the Mater's Mothers...

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11
Aug

Q&A: Breastfeeding

Mater Mothers’ Hospital is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (1 to 7 August) with a live web chat to promote the benefits of breastfeeding and Mater’s...

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01
Aug

Mater Mothers’ Hospitals celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Anecdotal evidence suggests that eating these cookies regularly may help increase your breast milk supply ... and they taste delicious! 

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28
Jul

Lactation cookies recipe

We have put together some up-to-date information which new parents receive which may differ to the advice and information you received when your children were born.  This...

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21
May

Are you going to be a grandparent?

Mater midwives and lactation consultants Judy Cunningham and Susie Oram today chatted with mums online about breastfeeding. Our experts answered questions ranging from breast...

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25
Feb

Q&A: Breastfeeding

Thanks to all the mums who participated in our web chat with Mater midwives and lactation consultants, Susie Oram and Judy Cunningham, earlier today on breastfeeding. We hope...

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25
Feb

Live web chat: breastfeeding

Mater Mothers will host a live web chat with Mater midwives and lactation consultants Judy Cunningham and Susie Oram next week.

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20
Feb

Mater Mothers breastfeeding web chat this Tuesday

Mater midwives Claire Maguire and Stacy Jukes today tackled the hot topic of the first six weeks in our monthly live chat.

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31
Oct

The First Six Weeks live chat Q&A

Thanks to all the mums who participated in our web chat earlier today on the first six weeks with bub – we hope you found the information valuable!

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31
Oct

Your questions answered: the first six weeks with bub

Mater researchers have contributed to a world-first trial analysing one-to-one midwifery care and its benefits to mums and care providers. The findings are in and caseload...

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01
Oct

One-to-one midwifery care benefits mums

Did you miss out on the Brisbane Pregnancy and Baby Expo in June? Our Mater midwives, dietitians and physiotherapists delivered educational sessions to mums at the Expo...

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12
Aug

Education videos

Mater Breastfeeding Support Centre midwife and lactation consultant Alex Read hosted our first live web chat on 7 August through the Mater's Mothers' Group on this...

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07
Aug

Your questions answered in our live web chat Q&A

Mater Breastfeeding Support Centre midwife and lactation consultant Alex Read today hosted Mater Mothers’ Group’s first live web chat as part of World Breastfeeding...

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07
Aug

Breastfeeding web chat a great success

Do you have a breastfeeding question? Join us in our live web chat forum at 10am today and ask your question to Mater midwife and lactation consultant Alex Read.

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07
Aug

Do you have a breastfeeding question?

Mater Mothers will host its first live web chat with Mater midwife and lactation consultant Alex Read this week, in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week.

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05
Aug

Mater Mothers first live web chat this Wednesday

Breastfeeding mums and mums-to-be are invited to take part in a celebration and open day at Mater’s Breastfeeding Support Centre this Friday (2 August).

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29
Jul

Mater celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

Mater’s Breastfeeding Support Centre is available to inpatients as well as a fee-for-service ‘drop in’ centre for women who are breastfeeding at home. Here...

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10
Jul

Breastfeeding top tips

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