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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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On Monday evening Mater Mothers’ Hospitals recognised International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day with its annual Wave of Light service hosted by the Bereavement Team.

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17
Oct

Wave of Light brings hope

Becoming a parent is a beautiful experience—but it can also be overwhelming. At Mater Mothers, we understand that parenthood isn’t always easy, and it’s...

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16
Oct

Mater Mothers’ Parenting Support Centre

Mater Mothers’ Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) has officially opened its private parent lounge, bedroom and quiet room to complement our services across the hospital.<...

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05
Oct

NCCU unveils private patient lounge

The world of NICU for the first day or two was like what I imagine walking on the moon to be, very lonely, cold, incredibly risky, fearful and beautiful, an achievement just to...

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04
Sep

Life as a NICU dad

Following detailed review, Mater is pleased to announce recruitment for the RIDSTRESS study has recommenced.

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03
Sep

Recommencement of the RIDSTRESS (Sildenafil/Viagra) trial

Ben Turner is one very Proud Mater Dad. Life has given him new meaning since becoming a dad to his two Mater little miracles Ruby and Zoe, who were born prematurely at 28 weeks...

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27
Aug

How two Mater little miracles changed my life

Do you remember baby Solomon (Solly)? Born at 25 weeks on 22 March 2016, little Solly spent 100 days in Mater Mothers’ Hospitals Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU). Two...

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27
Aug

Solly hits his stride without a backward glance

Mater mum Laurisse Luke sits quietly to the side of the room as five months old Wilhelmina naps in her arms at their Parenting Support Centre Parent Education Program (PEP...

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23
Aug

Parenting Support Centre welcomes 3 000th visitor

It’s Speech Pathology Week and we’ve consulted with our Mater Mothers’ Hospitals experts to find out why babies might need a speech pathologist and some...

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22
Aug

Speech Pathology Week

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