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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.

Greater knowledge of pregnancy complications and more effective diagnostics and care will reduce risks during pregnancy and childbirth and help ensure lifelong health for...

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Research dedicated to improving mother's, babies and women's health

This Christmas, a few of our tiniest patients are thankfully well enough to go home to their families who have been eagerly awaiting their arrival home after some very long...

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Critically ill babies heading home just in time for Christmas!

When Michele became a midwife in the early nineties she never imagined her career would take her to Project Manage the development of a multimillion-dollar health care centre...

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The places you can go with midwifery

International Volunteer Day (5 December) is held each year to raise awareness on the important role volunteers play in responding to challenges facing the world, and here at...

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International Volunteer Day—Meet Lenore

Sam, Melanie and big sister Charlotte recently welcomed another beautiful little girl into their family, Ebony.  

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Sam and Melanie enjoy their newborn love bubble at Emporium Hotel South Bank

With severe heatwave conditions forecast through Queensland from Sunday, we’ve asked our expert Mater Mothers' midwives for their tips when it comes to keeping...

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Top tips for keeping your baby cool in hot weather

Ayu is an expectant mother with a young toddler and while this time has been incredibly exciting as her family grows she has been impacted by a truly crippling medical...

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Understanding hyperemesis gravidarum and why it’s not just morning sickness

Today, World Prematurity Day is held to honour the 1 in 10 babies born too soon, and those who lost their fight to survive.

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Giving our tiniest patients the best start to life

Caitlin and Metassa Zaro found out the exciting news they were expecting a little bundle of joy at the height of a global pandemic, March 2020.  

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Welcoming baby Maeve into the world

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