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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.

Mater midwife Melina Connors has been named Midwife of the Year by the Australian College of Midwives for her outstanding work in improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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Mater’s Melina named ACM Midwife of the Year

A Queensland mum has revealed how the trauma of losing her own baby to stillbirth inspired her to become a midwife – and help other grieving parents cope with the loss of...

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Tragedy inspires student midwife to support grieving parents

The life of a tiny baby born two months early with a potentially deadly heart defect has been saved thanks to doctors at four major Queensland hospitals.

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Queensland doctors save tiny ‘warrior’ heart patient Menasheh

Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane has reached a new milestone after welcoming its 500th family to the Bundle of Joy club.

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500th mum enjoys Mater Mothers’ Bundle of Joy

Fifty new Queenslanders have been welcomed to the world in one of the busiest-ever 24 hours at Mater Mothers’ hospitals.

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50 tiny Queensland bubs welcomed in 24-hours across Mater

A unique South East Queensland birthing initiative has made significant inroads in closing the gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers and their babies...

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Unique birthing program closes the gap for Indigenous families

Two scientists whose friendship was forged in Mater’s South Brisbane pathology laboratories are celebrating an incredible 80 years of helping to save critically ill...

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‘Bestie’ scientists celebrate 80 years of supporting little lives

Pregnant women with diabetes will be able to enjoy midwifery-led care for the first time thanks to an Australian-first model of care being launched by Mater Mothers&rsquo...

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Mater launches Australian-first model of care for diabetic pregnant mums

Brisbane Broncos winger Jordan Pereira is looking forward to an unforgettable first Father’s Day with his newborn daughter Lara – who he describes as his &ldquo...

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‘Little angel’ Lara is a Father’s Day gift for Broncos dad Jordan

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