Welcome to Mater Mothers

We are committed to providing the very best maternity care, welcoming more than 12,000 babies into the world every year, and supporting families each step of the way. 

Since 1960, Mater Mothers' Hospitals have been privileged to play a special role in many families' beautiful moments everyday, and we would love to be part of yours.

Mater Mothers is one of Australia’s largest and most experienced maternity service providers, with five leading private maternity hospitals across Queensland, including Mater Mothers’ Private BrisbaneMater Mothers’ Private Redland, Mater Mothers' Private Mackay, Mater Mothers' Private Rockhampton, and Mater Mothers' Private Townsville.

We also have a public maternity hospital in South Brisbane. 

Are you expecting? Congratulations!

Having a baby is an exciting time and we want to ensure that your baby receives the best possible start in life—we’re here to support you through preconception, pregnancy, birth and early motherhood, making Mater Mothers the perfect place to start your journey.

The first step is to visit your GP for a check-up to confirm your pregnancy and request a referral to one of our maternity hospitals.  

If you plan to have your baby at one of our private hospitals, you will need to ask your GP to refer you to a private obstetrician who practices at Mater. Prior to your GP visit, it is helpful for you to know which obstetrician you would like to manage your private maternity care.  

Latest News

Retired three-time Australian Olympian Alicia Coutts and her husband Steve have welcomed their fourth bundle of joy to their family, a baby boy named Hugo.

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16
Jul

Olympic swimmer welcomes FOURTH baby boy, Hugo

A Queensland mum who holds the record for giving birth to the most babies at Mater Mothers’ Hospital in South Brisbane is just weeks away from meeting her 14th bundle of...

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02
Jul

‘Supermum’ and midwife ready to meet 14th bundle of joy

Clare was 34 weeks’ pregnant and relaxing on her couch when she began suffering agonising pain in her leg and abdomen.

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17
Jun

Mum’s 30cm blood clot removed in pioneering procedure

Mackay is in the midst of a baby boom with 60 babies welcomed into the world at Mater  Mothers’ Private Mackay during the month of May.

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17
Jun

Mackay mums deliver a May baby boom

A mother whose baby was born with a life-limiting heart defect and rare genetic disorder has thanked the neonatal team at Mater Mothers’ Hospital for caring for her...

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14
Jun

Palliative team supports mum through loss of Pixie-Rose

A brave little Queensland girl suffering from a rare genetic condition is defying the odds after being born with a giant 1kg mass on her arm.

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20
May

Brave Queensland toddler Jessi defies odds with giant 1kg mass

A group of eight dedicated midwives and nurses from Mater Mothers’are gearing up for a once-in-a-lifetime volunteer opportunity in Nepal providing care to women and...

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02
May

Mater midwives bring healthcare and hope to Nepal

Like many private maternity services, Mater at Redland has been affected by the nationwide shortage of paediatricians.   

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01
May

Mater Mothers Private Redland update

Five-week-old ‘miracle’ twins Hudson and Lola have been inseparable from the moment they were born – despite arriving almost four weeks early at Mater Mothers...

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10
Apr

Twin besties Hudson and Lola share unbreakable bond


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Bundle of Joy at Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane

When you choose to have your baby at Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane, you can enjoy access to a range of Mater services at a discounted rate by purchasing the Bundle of Joy card.   

The Bundle of Joy provides price certainty and value for money by bundling together Mater services and additional costs associated with giving birth. This helps to alleviate some out-of-pocket costs associated with giving birth that are not necessarily covered by private health insurance or Medicare. 

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For urgent assessment at any stage of your pregnancy, please present to your nearest emergency centre or Mater Mothers’ 24/7 Pregnancy Assessment Centre in South Brisbane.

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