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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.

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Mater clinician and researcher Dr Shelley Wilkinson has been recognised by the Dietitians Association of Australia with the Research in Practice award for her work on...

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12
Jul

Award recognises best-practice management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

June 2017 proved to be a bumper baby month at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals!

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03
Jul

June's bumper baby month

I have a complicated breast health history and had no idea how painful breast feeding could be. While I was in hospital I went to a talk with Gav for new parents on feeding...

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21
Jun

Nicole’s Breastfeeding Story

Many women accept incontinence as an inevitable part of childbirth, with 60 per cent of sufferers not seeking appropriate treatments. During World Continence...

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19
Jun

Why it’s important to exercise your pelvic floor

We never in a million years thought we'd be this lucky after such a heartbreaking two years, to be where we are today ― a few days out from the planned delivery of our...

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16
Jun

Stacey’s Story

Often when we hear the words ‘mental health’ it is within the context of older children and adults, but rarely do we consider mental health in the context of...

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16
Jun

Mater Researcher takes steps to understand the impact of good mental health in children

Thank you to all our mums who joined us at our Mater Mothers’ Morning Teas at Sunnybank, Carindale, Chermside and Garden City in May to celebrate our Mater product range...

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09
Jun

Woolworths morning teas

As winter settles in, our skin starts to feel the effects of indoor heating and a lack of moisture. We share some handy hints to help you and your baby beat dry skin this...

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08
Jun

Tips to protect you and your baby's skin this winter

Today's Courier Mail reported that three out of four women do not gain a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy, putting mothers and babies health at risk. Here’s...

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07
Jun

Weight gain guidelines for pregnancy

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