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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.

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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17
Nov

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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13
Nov

Welcoming baby Maeve into the world

Nestled in the back streets of Salisbury is the Mums and Bubs Hub, a friendly and welcoming space for  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families birthing at

09
Nov

NAIDOC Week celebrations

Was your baby born at Mater Mothers in 2020? Now with one in five babies in Queensland born at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, the year so far has been as busy as ever for the...

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06
Nov

Mater Mothers’ celebrates welcoming 10 000 bundles of joy.

As a father of young children himself, Mater Pastoral Care Practitioner Samuel Dow understands becoming a new parent can be a tricky and sometimes stressful situation. 

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27
Oct

Supporting our Proud Mater Dads

No two pregnancy journeys are the same. Each mum-to-be has their own story and path from conception to birth and while we always hope for a healthy pregnancy, for some women...

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27
Oct

A day in the life of a mum on bedrest at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals

As a midwife at Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane for the last 10 years, Heather has been lucky enough to spend her days surrounded by babies. Earlier this month at 5.04 pm...

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21
Oct

Celebrating Grandparents

By the age of 85, one in seven women in Australia will be diagnosed with breast cancer, making it the most common cancer affecting Australian women.*

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20
Oct

Breast check your breasts!

Physiotherapist Mandy works in Mater Mothers’ Neonatal Critical Care Unit supporting families who have premature and critically ill babies to connect through touch which...

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14
Oct

The importance of touch for premature babies

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