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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.

Mum, Madhavi gave birth in the front seat of her car, with her husband helping to deliver their son outside Mater Mothers’ Hospital at South Brisbane...

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21
Jan

Mum gives birth in car at Mater entrance

Insta-famous Queensland model and gym owner Chontel Duncan and husband Sam have welcomed the birth of their twins – a boy and a girl – born nine weeks early at...

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14
Jan

Australian model and fitness trainer welcomes early arrival of twins

Two baby girls born on the same day at Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital Townsville have become bedside buddies, both named Isabella and delivered by the same doctor within...

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14
Jan

Bedside buddies with identical names share same birth date

Delaying cutting the umbilical cord on premature newborns is improving survival rates of babies born before full term, according to neonatal specialists at Australia’s...

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12
Jan

Delay improves survival rates for premature babies

Five babies were born at Mater Mothers’ Private Townsville this week, just in time to celebrate their first Christmas at home.

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23
Dec

Mater miracles home in time for first Christmas

For Mackay parents Te Rina and Jayden Korn the birth of their little boy was always going to be an exciting time. The occasion was made extra special as they...

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22
Dec

Mater Mothers welcomes 12000th baby in time for Christmas

After 29 years of service at Mater, long-serving Mater Mothers’ employee Lynne Elliott has hung up her uniform.

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21
Dec

Mater Mothers farewells long-serving Assistant Director Lynne Elliott

The smallest and most premature baby born at Mater Mothers’ Hospital South Brisbane this year will spend Christmas in...

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20
Dec

Mater’s smallest baby a Christmas ‘miracle’ this year

Queensland Paralympic amputee swimmer Brenden Hall OAM and his wife Brittany have welcomed their first child at Brisbane’s Mater Mother’s Hospital.

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15
Dec

Queensland Paralympian laps up every moment with newborn

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