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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.

A new hysterectomy procedure that leaves no scars and causes little pain has been performed at Mater Mothers’ Hospital for the first time. 

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Mater revolutionises hysterectomy surgery for women

A team of clinician-based Mater Researchers are leading the way launching a new Australian-first innovative model of care for pregnant women with diabetes. 

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Mater Researchers launch new obstetric care model for pregnant women with diabetes

Each year all around the world on International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day, candles are lit to honour and remember a baby who has died. The result is a wave of light around...

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A wave of light throughout the world

A Queensland teenager who was given little chance of survival after being born nearly four months early has defied the odds to compete in the Special Olympic World Games...

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Mater miracle Karen fights her way to Special Olympics golden glory

A Mater clinic dedicated to pregnant women with small babies is helping to prevent stillbirth and other newborn complications.  

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New Mater clinic dedicates care to smallest patients

A team of Queensland researchers at Mater Mothers’ Hospital are trialling a new Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccine that could deliver single dose protection and...

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Mater launches clinical trial to protect preterm babies

Courtney once feared she might not live to the age of 30 – and that her dream of becoming a mum would never come true.  

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Mum owes baby and her life to Mater Research trial

A Queensland baby born with a life-threatening 2kg tumour is now a happy and bubbly little girl after doctors at Mater Mothers’ Hospital in South Brisbane saved her life....

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Mater helps miracle babies like Saylor overcome health hurdles

When Brisbane mum and stage three breast cancer survivor Emma holds her son Owen in her arms, she knows how lucky they are to both be alive.

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Miracle Owen inspires new mum Emma to beat breast cancer

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For urgent assessment at any stage of your pregnancy, please present to your nearest emergency centre or Mater Mothers’ 24/7 Pregnancy Assessment Centre in South Brisbane.

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