News by category: maternity

Early pregnancy can be a very exciting time, but many women find that nausea and vomiting (commonly known as morning sickness) can make the first trimester not so pleasant....

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01
Aug

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Welcome to our four part blog series on trying to have a baby. Part four covers how long it can take to conceive.

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26
Jun

So you are thinking about trying to have a baby – now what? Part four.

Everything you need to know about birthing your placenta.

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05
May

What happens after the birth of your baby – birthing your placenta

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

Welcome to our four part blog series on trying to have a baby. Part three covers all you need to know about pre-pregnancy vitamins. 

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31
Mar

So you are thinking about trying to have a baby – now what? Part three.

Welcome to our four part blog series on trying to have a baby. Part two diet and lifestyle changes for mum and dad when trying to conceive.

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29
Mar

So you are thinking about trying to have a baby – now what? Part two.

Welcome to our four part blog series on trying to have a baby. Part one covers how to optimise your health before pregnancy and underlying health problems.

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25
Mar

So, you're thinking of trying to have a baby—now what? Part one

The induction of labour is often discussed towards the end of pregnancy, especially if mum to be is an older first time mum.  

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20
Mar

The induction of labour in older mums

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

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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