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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.

Gold Coast mum Marni has thanked the medical team at Mater Mothers’ Hospital for saving the lives of her unborn twins Billie and Poppy – by giving one a life-saving...

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17
Nov

In utero transfusions save baby twins Billie and Poppy

When Charlotte was born via an emergency caesarean at Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane she was 15 weeks premature, unable to breathe and barely the size of a mango.

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17
Nov

Premature baby Charlotte is a mango-sized miracle

When first-time dad Jake holds his tiny baby daughter Imelda in his arms, he knows how lucky she is to be alive.

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16
Nov

Born 10 weeks early, little miracle Imelda wins fight for life

A new mum who hit “rock bottom” after giving birth has revealed how Queensland’s first dedicated centre for perinatal mental health patients saved her life...

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14
Nov

Catherine’s House a beacon of hope for new mums like Grace

A Central Queensland paramedic who spent three months in hospital before giving birth to her healthy baby girl Eloise has thanked the medical team at Mater Mothers&rsquo...

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13
Nov

Central Queensland mum’s baby joy after three-month hospital stay

The transition into parenthood can be a challenging time. One in five new mums and one in 10 new dads experience perinatal depression and anxiety, which is approximately 100...

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09
Nov

Mater Mothers' perinatal, parenting and mental health support services for expectant and new parents

Ten new babies have been welcomed to the world in one of the busiest-ever three days at Mater Mothers' Private Mackay.

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03
Nov

Ten new bubs welcomed in 72-hour Mackay baby boom

Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane Clinical Midwife Rachel has taken inspiration from the expectant mothers around her, mixing her career and hobby to line the hospital walls...

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25
Oct

Mater midwife says career is her muse for artistic hobby

Brisbane breakfast radio presenter Craig Zonca and his wife Jessica Hinchliffe have welcomed new baby Darcy to their family at Mater – and there wasn’t a dry eye in...

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21
Oct

Baby Darcy is a ‘dream come true’ for ABC radio host

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