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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.

Baby Otis Reeves has a cheeky smile, but it’s the scar on his chest that marks him out as a Mater little miracle.  

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‘Miracle’ Otis born with rare heart condition given chance at life

Singer-songwriter Alana Wilkinson has struck a chord with parents caring for their sick and premature babies in neonatal units across the country after releasing a new single...

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Mum’s song of hope inspires premmie parents across Australia

New mums in the Greater Springfield region are being offered free breastfeeding information, education and support from an experienced lactation consultant at Mater Health Hub,...

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Mater offers FREE breastfeeding support for Springfield mums

Queensland mum Stephanie Holt was six weeks pregnant when doctors told her she was expecting twins.  

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‘Surprise’ twins are mum’s little miracles

Discovering she was pregnant was one of the happiest moments of Dani’s life – but her joy turned to despair just seven days later.

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Mum has ‘miracle baby’ after battling cancer throughout pregnancy

This year’s International Women’s Day Fun Run presented by Queensland X-Ray will be the biggest ever following unprecedented demand to join Brisbane’s...

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Brisbane breast cancer Fun Run is sold out and bigger than ever

A first-time Lockyer Valley mum has told how her maternity photoshoot turned into a surprise marriage proposal just days before her premature baby boy was born at Mater Mothers...

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Maternity photoshoot turns into surprise ‘fairytale’ proposal

Queensland’s most vulnerable babies have been given a $1.5 million boost after Health Minister Shannon Fentiman MP announced the first donation to this year’s Nine...

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Health Minister delivers $1.5m baby bonus for Mater

Top End twins whose tiny lives were saved by the teamwork of four Australian hospitals are now ready for their first day at school.

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Northern Territory ‘miracle’ twin sisters defy odds to start school

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