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Mum, Madhavi gave birth in the front seat of her car, with her husband helping to deliver their son outside Mater Mothers’ Hospital at South Brisbane...

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21
Jan

Mum gives birth in car at Mater entrance

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

Delaying cutting the umbilical cord on premature newborns is improving survival rates of babies born before full term, according to neonatal specialists at Australia’s...

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12
Jan

Delay improves survival rates for premature babies

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

For Mackay parents Te Rina and Jayden Korn the birth of their little boy was always going to be an exciting time. The occasion was made extra special as they...

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22
Dec

Mater Mothers welcomes 12000th baby in time for Christmas

The smallest and most premature baby born at Mater Mothers’ Hospital South Brisbane this year will spend Christmas in...

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20
Dec

Mater’s smallest baby a Christmas ‘miracle’ this year

Queensland Paralympic amputee swimmer Brenden Hall OAM and his wife Brittany have welcomed their first child at Brisbane’s Mater Mother’s Hospital.

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15
Dec

Queensland Paralympian laps up every moment with newborn

Bringing their triplets home from hospital in time for Christmas is the best gift anyone could give to St George parents, Josephine and Cohen Nunn.

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14
Dec

Baby triplets home in time for first Christmas

Born with a serious medical condition requiring surgery to her oesophagus and trachea, baby Emerson spent her first 75 days of life in the Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) at...

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06
Dec

The silver lining in battle for baby Emerson

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

The world turned to chaos for Brisbane parents Stuart and Sophie Ballinger, when they learned their baby would be born prematurely at 25 weeks.

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16
Nov

Miracle baby arrives as Australia locks down

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

From humble beginnings when it opened back in 1960, through to being known as one of Australia’s largest maternity services in Australia today, much has changed over the...

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03
Feb

Celebrating 60 years since our first Mater baby

Proud parents Yao and Pius have welcomed baby Rose into the world on 2 February at Mater Mothers’ Hospital meaning her official birth time and date reads 22.22.22 pm on...

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03
Feb

Family welcomes baby Rose at 22.22.22 on 02.02.2020

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

Thank you to everyone who visited our Mater Mothers’ Private Brisbane at the Essential Baby and Toddler Show. This year was the biggest show yet! 

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26
Mar

Mater Mothers' on show

It is important to ensure that babies are well protected from the sun. Childhood sun exposure contributes significantly to the lifetime risk of skin cancer, and babies&rsquo...

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22
Nov

Sun protection and babies

Public or private? How do you decide where to have your baby? 

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13
Jun

How do I choose where to have my baby?

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

Breast engorgement affects 55 per cent of breastfeeding mothers in Australia. Mater mums who experience this condition can now benefit from a new education package developed by...

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06
Jan

New education package for successful breastfeeding

Baby Jensen was born at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals with an extra special detail to share―born at 9:41 pm, measuring 53 cm, weighing 3630 grams and Mater’s 10 000

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06
Dec

Mater celebrates 10 000 babies in 2015

The Woolworths partnership marks a special milestone for Mater Mum and co-creator, Britt and her daughter Lola … Look at Lola now and meet baby sister Matilda.

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27
Nov

Woolworths partnership marks a special milestone for Mums

Bringing a newborn home is exciting; but it can be a little daunting too. Ensuring a safe environment and knowing what to do in cases of injury, illness or an emergency are...

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26
Oct

First aid for babies boosts mums’ confidence

After two miscarriages and a heartfelt journey in hospital—Divan and Jacalyn de Beer are almost ready to take home their twin boys Jonty and Cooper after more than 50...

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02
Apr

Twin boys almost ready for home in time for Easter

Townsville mum, Rachel Kerr was overjoyed when she fell pregnant with her second child but she was oblivious to the life-threatening issues that lay ahead.

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26
Mar

Townsville baby defies the odds

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

A new way of interpreting information from a low-tech, age-old method used in pregnancy care is expected to more accurately identify potential health issues for mothers and...

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27
May

Pregnant bellies: updating the tape measure technique

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