News by category: pregnancy

Mater Mothers’ Hospitals is opening Queensland’s first, purpose-built 24/7, Pregnancy Assessment Centre (PAC) to care for women from the very beginning of pregnancy...

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19
Apr

Queensland’s first 24/7 Pregnancy Assessment Centre

The Mater Mothers’ Antenatal clinic is looking for expectant mothers who are interested in having a student midwife accompany them on their pregnancy and birth journey...

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09
Feb

Volunteers wanted for Midwifery Program

Being admitted to hospital with a pregnancy complication can be stressful, scary and unexpected. Our staff are here to help you adapt to your new environment and provide...

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17
Aug

How to make the most of your time in hospital

Stuck in hospital and wondering how you’ll pass the time? We’ve compiled a list of activity ideas to help you bust bed rest boredom.

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17
Aug

35 boredom busters for mums in hospital

Pregnancy and childbirth can put strain on your pelvic floor, and one in three mothers is at risk of developing urinary incontinence after pregnancy and childbirth. To...

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22
Jun

Why it’s important to exercise your pelvic floor

Little Jack was born at 28+1 weeks on 20 April 2016, weighing 1250 grams. Mater mum Amy shares the story of Jack’s arrival.

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06
May

An unexpected Mother’s Day gift

Pre-eclampsia is an effect of high blood pressure affecting one in 100 pregnant women and their babies.

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29
Mar

Pre-eclampsia in pregnancy: facts and when to seek help

During the early stages of my second pregnancy I was told that I was 3 cm dilated and there was no chance of my baby surviving. Fortunately my doctor decided to put a stitch in...

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24
Nov

How colouring in helped me survive my pregnancy

Up to 80 per cent of pregnant women suffer from morning sickness. We share some tips to help you manage your symptoms.

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13
Aug

Managing morning sickness

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

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

It’s fair to say, most dads love food, so why not get your partner involved in your nutrition throughout pregnancy and those early sleep-deprived days of parenthood? ...

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10
Sep

Nine months of nutrition: how dads can get involved

Mater dietitians have developed a new easy-to-use Pregnancy Weight Tracker which takes the guess-work out of weight gain during pregnancy by allowing women to track their...

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11
Jun

Take the guess work out of pregnancy weight gain

We are excited to announce that Mater Body Balm for pregnancy has won a bronze award in the 2014 My Child Excellence Awards.

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28
May

Mater Body Balm for pregnancy wins bronze award

Mater’s Fertility Assessment and Research team require more pregnant women who are at risk of miscarriage to take part in a trial which aims to lower the rate of...

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28
Feb

Pregnant women to benefit from progesterone trial

Each year all around the world on International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day, candles are lit to honour and remember a baby who has died. The result is a wave of light around...

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14
Oct

A wave of light around the world

Are you ready for a silky smooth baby belly? It’s here! Today we launched the first product in our range of maternity and baby care products - Mater Body Balm for...

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20
Jun

Mater Body Balm for pregnancy – now available

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

Mater Mothers today launched Mater Body Balm for pregnancy—the first of its maternity and baby care products—at a pre-Mother’s Day brunch at the Gallery of...

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10
May

Mater launches maternity product range

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