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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.

Central Queensland dad of two Dean Single is looking forward to celebrating an unforgettable first Father’s Day with his “little angel” Mabel.

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03
Sep

“Little angel” Mabel is a Father’s Day gift for Emerald dad Dean

A courageous Queensland couple who faced medical challenges and physical disabilities have defied the odds to become parents to their ‘miracle’ baby girl Layla....

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31
Aug

Baby Layla a ‘dream come true’ for couple with disability

Hundreds of unborn babies with life-threatening heart conditions like Matilda Guy are being given a chance of survival thanks to a specialist cardiology team at the Mater...

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28
Aug

Fetal heart ultrasounds save hundreds of babies like Matilda

The parents of a Queensland baby boy born with his bowel and stomach outside his body have thanked the medical team at Brisbane’s Mater Mothers’ Hospital for saving...

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21
Aug

Born with stomach OUTSIDE his body, Harrison is a ‘little fighter’

Queensland women are experiencing a “significant increase” in anxiety and depression during pregnancy, according to new research.

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07
Aug

Record number of mums suffering anxiety and depression

Mater Mothers’ Parenting Support Centre at South Brisbane has celebrated a major milestone with mum-of-three Lily becoming the 10,000th patient cared for at the clinic...

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04
Aug

Mater Mothers' Parenting Support Centre celebrates 10,000th patient

A 100-year-old Queensland grandmother with a passion for knitting is helping hundreds of tiny newborns keep warm at Mater Mothers’ Hospital at South Brisbane.

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01
Aug

100-year-old grandma helps Mater’s tiniest patients keep warm

After six heartbreaking miscarriages and years of grieving, Queensland TV reporter Pippa Sheehan says her ‘heart is full’ after welcoming miracle baby Monty at...

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01
Aug

TV journalist Pippa Sheehan’s ‘heart is full’ with arrival of baby Monty

Queensland woman Samantha Wade always feared that the multiple heart defects she was born with meant she would never become a mum. But thanks to the extraordinary care of a...

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31
Jul

Mater cardiologist fulfils Sam’s dream of becoming a mum

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