October 2020

As a father of young children himself, Mater Pastoral Care Practitioner Samuel Dow understands becoming a new parent can be a tricky and sometimes stressful situation. 

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27
Oct

Supporting our Proud Mater Dads

No two pregnancy journeys are the same. Each mum-to-be has their own story and path from conception to birth and while we always hope for a healthy pregnancy, for some women...

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27
Oct

A day in the life of a mum on bedrest at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals

As a midwife at Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane for the last 10 years, Heather has been lucky enough to spend her days surrounded by babies. Earlier this month at 5.04 pm...

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21
Oct

Celebrating Grandparents

By the age of 85, one in seven women in Australia will be diagnosed with breast cancer, making it the most common cancer affecting Australian women.*

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20
Oct

Breast check your breasts!

Physiotherapist Mandy works in Mater Mothers’ Neonatal Critical Care Unit supporting families who have premature and critically ill babies to connect through touch which...

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14
Oct

The importance of touch for premature babies

Following the first successful nursing and midwifery grand round discussion earlier in the year that saw more than 60 people across Mater’s Queensland-wide campuses come...

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07
Oct

Nurses and midwives tackle how to support mums with substance use issues

A $1 million donation has been gifted to Mater by philanthropists Maha Sinnathamby and Bob Sharpless and their wives to mark the 95th birthday of Mater’s first hospital...

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07
Oct

Family Wellbeing Service to support Queensland families receives $1 million donation

Amelia and Jeff’s journey to welcoming their beautiful baby girl Dorothy home has undoubtedly been a journey—from a long road to pregnancy suffering fertility...

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07
Oct

Baby Dorothy finally welcomed home

Are you unsure about what to pack for your hospital stay? We've created a super simple checklist for you and your baby, so you won't have to sweat the small stuff. ...

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06
Oct

What to pack in your hospital bag

Mater Babies
This Year
10450
This Month
1853
= one - two

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