News by category: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

The exhibition celebrates the journey of pregnancy and parenting through the creation of painted pregnant belly, hands and feet casts and are part of a project called ...

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11
Jul

Making Memories: An exhibition celebrating NAIDOC Week

A birthing program established by Mater and two other health organisations in South East Queensland, has almost halved the risk of preterm birth rates for Aboriginal and Torres...

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05
Jul

Mater helps to lower risk of preterm births for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Evaluation of Birthing in Our Community has shown significant reductions in preterm birth, caesarean sections, and low birth weight infants and babies being admitted to the...

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20
Feb

Closing the gap: Birthing in our Community

Over the past 20 years they have helped many families in their time of need, including Gladstone mum Jemma Davey.

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12
May

Mater's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Service is helping mums in need

Mater launched Birthing in our Community – a new health care program which aims to ‘close the gap’ in maternal and infant health outcomes in the Aboriginal...

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16
Oct

Birthing in our Community launched at Mater

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