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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 Mothers, CSIRO and Redland Hospital have teamed up to fast-track an app aimed at making life a little easier for the one in 10 pregnancies diagnosed with gestational...

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Gestational diabetes app supporting flexible care for parents-to-be

Samantha (Sam) Hacon is a bona fide country girl who is used to the rough and tough country life, living in Alice Springs and working as a nurse, but nothing could be more...

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Alice Springs family leave hospital after twin boys born 10 weeks premature at the height of COVID-19

When a woman is pregnant her cardiac output increases by between 30 to 45 per cent as she doubles her blood volume, this means women who have pre-existing, or underlying heart...

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How to manage cardiac conditions in pregnancy

Meet Divya, a registrar doctor in obstetrics and gynaecology at Mater Mothers’ Hospital, currently completing her fourth year in training and shared with us how her love...

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No two days the same for Mater's obstetrics and gynaecology doctors

Director of Neonatology, Dr Pita Birch, said that the sessions are a great opportunity for parents to meet others in the same situation and share experiences from being on the...

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Empowering our Neonatal Critical Care Unit families with parent education sessions

Meet Mater Gynaecologist Dr Luke McLindon who is able to provide Telehealth consults with women and their families all over Queensland managing a range of different...

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Helping Women Across Queensland Through Telehealth

“It was a great experience, and being home it feels like we’ve had just come back from a holiday not a hospital!”

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A mini holiday for the Ryan Family

Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane has reached a milestone welcoming 500 families to Mater Moments at Emporium Hotel which offers private mums birthing at Mater an exclusive...

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Mater Moments at Emporium welcomes 500th Family

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week runs every June to highlight the importance of babies' emotional wellbeing and development, and promote valuable resources on how to...

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Highlighting the importance of infant mental health

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