News by category: neonatal

There was a time when Sue and Jason Slade did not think their precious newborn son would live long enough to make it out of Mater Mothers' Hospital.

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02
Feb

Mum cries with joy to see Samuel's big day

As a mother of a premature baby, I’ve witnessed first-hand the difficulties some mums have producing enough milk to feed their babies — especially while these tiny...

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08
Jan

Reshni's breastfeeding story

Remember baby Jack and mum Lana? Born at 26 weeks, he’s home after 96 days in the Mater Mothers' Hospitals' Neonatal Critical Care Unit.

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24
Dec

Christmas ‘miracle’ as baby Jack home for Christmas Day

Brisbane researchers have made an important discovery which helps us understand why breast is best for baby.

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14
Oct

Mater research collaboration delivers breastfeeding breakthrough

Father-of-three Steven Carpenter will spend this Father's Day changing nappies and juggling feeds, but he wouldn’t have it any other way. 

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05
Sep

Father's Day a double delight for twins dad

When Hayleigh and Nick Morley nicknamed their unborn twins, they never expected a day would come where they would say goodbye to one. 

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16
May

Holding on to Hamish

Mater Little Miracles 5ks is on again! The family fun walk or run brings the community together to support Mater’s smallest patients—Mater Little Miracles.

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03
Apr

Join Us at Mater Little Miracles 5ks

Neonatal nurse Sue Morgan has spent thousands of days and nights caring for premature and seriously ill babies and their parents in Mater’s Neonatal Critical Care Unit...

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22
Nov

Sue's little miracles

A Gold Coast businessman, Terry Jackman has donated $1 million which will fund a pivotal role in our neonatal research team—ensuring Mater babies have the best...

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20
Nov

Mater receives $1 million donation for Neonatal Research Chair

It has been more than 40 years since Professor David Tudehope first stepped onto a neonatology ward, but his passion to save the lives of premature and sick newborns remains as...

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07
Jun

Professor David Tudehope walks Miles for Miracles

Born more than three months premature, Eli Harris faced numerous challenges during his first few months of life including lung disease, a heart murmur, a brain bleed and an...

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08
May

Eli's story

Three years ago Leiza Mosely stood by the bedside of her twins, Jonathan and Ethan, as they fought for life in Mater’s Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU).

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08
May

Mater mum walks the Great Wall for her boys

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