News by category: in-utero

"Most of all, he makes people smile... all the time. Spina bifida doesn’t define him, it’s only a small part of who he is."

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Mater Mothers' spina bifida warriors

Dr Glenn Gardener, Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Mater Mothers’ Hospital, has been recognised as a finalist for 2018 Queensland...

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Dr Gardener nominated for Queensland Australian of the Year

Baby Benjamin Harper lies in his cot with a slim feeding tube trailing from his nose, his little body working gently, eyes wide and his mouth relaxing into a smile in response...

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Baby Benjamin's spina bifida journey

An Auckland mum has safely returned home from Australia after becoming the first New Zealand woman to undergo in-utero spinal surgery for her unborn baby diagnosed with spina...

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Auckland mum pioneers pathway to access in-utero surgery in Australia

For Claudine and David Fitzgibbon, Baby Harvey is their baby of hope, made possible by Dr Glenn Gardener, Dr Martin Wood and the team at Mater Mothers’ Hospital...

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Mater's baby of hope

A team from Mater, in collaboration with a team from Vanderbilt Unviersity Hospital in the USA, are the first in Australia to have performed in-utero spinal surgery on a baby...

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Mater undertakes Australian first in-utero spinal surgery

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