News by category: babies

Insta-famous Queensland model and gym owner Chontel Duncan and husband Sam have welcomed the birth of their twins – a boy and a girl – born nine weeks early at...

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14
Jan

Australian model and fitness trainer welcomes early arrival of twins

Two baby girls born on the same day at Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital Townsville have become bedside buddies, both named Isabella and delivered by the same doctor within...

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14
Jan

Bedside buddies with identical names share same birth date

Five babies were born at Mater Mothers’ Private Townsville this week, just in time to celebrate their first Christmas at home.

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23
Dec

Mater miracles home in time for first Christmas

Former Wallaby Digby Ioane scored the ultimate goal this week with the birth of his baby boy Lenny who marked a milestone as the 10 000th baby to be born at Mater Mothers&rsquo...

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26
Nov

Rugby player marks milestone at Mater Mothers’ Hospital

Wife, Tina Tautiepa, 26, was pregnant with twin boys when her husband, Lance Junior Tautiepa, 26, studied overseas in Samoa.

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17
Nov

Brisbane mum gives birth to premature twins whilst dad is stranded abroad

A new digital fetal monitoring system is helping to protect the health of mums and babies at Mater Mothers’ Private Townsville.

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18
Aug

Technology helps keep Townsville mums and bubs safe

Fifteen years ago, Jane and her husband John were expecting twin boys. 

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02
Jun

Twins born 13 weeks premature celebrate 15th Birthday reunited with nurses who saved their lives

Aishling and Stephen Mohan were on a mad dash to Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane yesterday morning, but their little boy could not wait.

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15
Apr

Baby Mohan just couldn't wait

For Jessica and Andrew, there is no hospital they trust more than Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane to welcome their babies into the world. 

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18
Feb

Mater Moments at Emporium welcomes 1000th family

Calling all crafty folk in South Brisbane!  

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10
Feb

Calling all the crafty folk!

Last year Mater celebrated a significant new record, with one in five Queensland babies now born at a Mater Mothers’ Hospital.  

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15
Jan

What were our top baby names of 2020?

Twins Eadie and Quinn had an early entrance into the world, born at 31 weeks and two days gestation. Parents Emily and Dylan always knew their little girls would come early and...

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15
Jan

Eadie and Quinn home safe and sound

Today, World Prematurity Day is held to honour the 1 in 10 babies born too soon, and those who lost their fight to survive.

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17
Nov

Giving our tiniest patients the best start to life

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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29
Jul

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

A Queensland-first trial that will assess the impacts of COVID-19 on expectant parents and their unborn babies is being carried out at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals, supported...

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11
Jun

Mater investigates impacts of COVID-19 on Queensland babies, supported by Golden Casket

Father's Day is special for Mater Mothers; a chance to celebrate the unique connection between Dad's and their babies.

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26
Aug

Celebrating Proud Mater Dads this Father's Day

Mater Mothers’ Private recently attended the three day Essential Baby & Toddler Show to share Mater’s comprehensive maternity and baby care advice and support...

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05
Apr

Mater Mothers’ Private at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show

When Gladstone couple Margeux Wesley and husband Clint fell pregnant with their first baby, they were oblivious to the journey that lay ahead of them.

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17
Mar

Miracle baby celebrates first birthday

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