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Help available for perinatal depression and anxiety

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 through Mater Mothers’ Parenting Support Centre.

The joys of first time grandparenting

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 one of life’s biggest joys.

Double double twin trouble

When Simone and John Burstow found out they were having twin boys in 2011 they were shocked but excited – now history has repeated with the Brisbane couple celebrating the arrival of twin girls on Father’s Day at Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital Brisbane.

Find out more about Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane at this month’s Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo

Speak to our experts, find out more about Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane and discover our award-winning maternity and baby care product range.

Harry the leapling

Dean and Megan Nipperess knew having a leap year baby was guaranteed when they presented at Mater Mother’s Private Brisbane at midnight on Sunday 28 February.

Mater Nappies take out Product of the Year

Australian consumers have voted Mater Nappies as Baby Care Product of the Year 2016. 

Invitation to a mothers’ group morning tea

To help celebrate the launch of our Mater Mothers’ products in selected Woolworths Supermarkets, you are invited to join us for morning tea with giveaways and the opportunity to chat with one of our midwives.

Celebrating 10 000 babies born in 2015

Join us as we celebrate this wonderful milestone and our 10 000 Mater babies. Share your photos of your 2015 Mater baby on Facebook and Instagram with us using #matermothers.

Mater products’ official launch in 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 products used at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals.

Mater celebrates 10 000 babies in 2015

Baby Jensen was born at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals with an extra special detail to share―born at 9:41 pm, measuring 53 cm, weighing 3630 grams and Mater’s 10 000th baby born this year! 

Itty Bitty Kids Expo

Come and visit Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane at the Itty Bitty Kids Expo this weekend (28 and 29 November) at the Royal International Convention Centre, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills.  

Mater products arrive in more Woolworths supermarkets

Mater Mothers’ Hospitals are excited to be teaming up with Woolworths supermarkets to share its award-winning range of products with even more Queensland families. 

The grand part of grandparenting

Becoming a grandparent is an exciting experience, regardless of whether it’s your first grandchild or one of many.

Mater research collaboration delivers breastfeeding breakthrough

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

Review and Win competition winners

The winners of our January to March 2015 Review and Win promotion have been decided. Are you a winner? 

Mater Little Miracles help mums like Michelle

Michelle Worthington was 25 weeks pregnant with her third child when she found she was starting to go into labour at her appointment at Mater Mother’s Private Redland.

Mater tops national patient experience survey

Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane (MMPB) and Mater Children’s Private Hospital (MCPH) were ranked top nationally in this year’s HCF hospital experience survey of more than 11 000 of its members. 

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