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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.

Working as a midwife takes Jessika on a different emotional journey every day – but she wouldn’t change it for the world.

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05
May

Every day is a new journey for Mater midwives

A five-year-old Queensland boy with Down Syndrome has defied all odds after being born with multiple life-threatening heart issues, leaving his parents Julia and Luke in awe of...

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02
May

‘Warrior’ Grayson thrives after complex heart surgery saves his life

People living with a Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) are being given a chance to identify their triggers and ‘retrain’ their brain thanks to a new group...

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26
Apr

FND patients offered hope through new Mater group therapy sessions

Homemade craft packs are helping to bring joy to mums on bed rest and long-stay patients at Mater Mothers’ Hospital, thanks to the kindness of a grieving Queensland mum...

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17
Apr

Devastated mum gives back to mothers in hospital

Meet Ivy and Ella, Adeline and Maeve.

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10
Apr

Miracle baby besties share incredible bond after journey in hospital

A tiny Queensland baby girl born more than four months early will be given extra cuddles this Easter in hospital, with parents Melanie and Daniel by her side.

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09
Apr

Miracle baby Sol is an eggs-tra special Easter celebration

Queensland’s first dedicated centre for new parents experiencing anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges will open today at Mater’s South Brisbane...

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23
Mar

New Mater centre marks milestone for mothers in crisis

A Queensland couple who lost their baby girl just six days after she was born are honouring her memory by raising funds for Catherine’s House for Mothers, Babies and...

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22
Mar

Olivia’s Race Day supports first-of-its-kind mental health service

A Queensland grandma who has cuddled more than 1,000 newborns at Mater Mothers’ Hospital is stepping down from her duties as an expert cuddler alongside her husband Errol...

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22
Mar

Expert Queensland cuddler and husband retire after 19,000 hours of volunteering

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