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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.

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

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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25
Jul

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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19
Jul

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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18
Jul

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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17
Jul

Mater miracle Karen fights her way to Special Olympics golden glory

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