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Queensland surgeons have saved the life of premature baby boy Noah after successfully performing emergency surgery on his tiny body when his bowel perforated at less than one...

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18
Nov

Mater surgeons perform life-saving surgery on six-day-old Noah

A Queensland mum has told how a family holiday to NSW turned into a “mad dash” to hospital with her baby girl Opal being born nine weeks early in the back of an...

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17
Nov

Baby Opal’s early arrival makes holiday extra special

Mater doctors have saved the life of a premature baby girl after successfully removing a two- kilogram tumour from a tiny newborn’s spine.

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07
Nov

Mater surgeons remove spinal tumour to save newborn

Growing up in regional Queensland, Jonathon Heeley was better known as the ‘Coke can kid’.   When he has born 12 weeks...

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27
Jun

Australia’s ‘Coke can kid’ celebrates 30 years of life

Sick and premature babies at Mater Mothers’ Hospital have been enjoying some quiet time thanks to a reading corner set up within the hospital’s Neonatal Critical...

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20
May

Tiny bookworms benefit from Mater’s reading corner

Premature babies at Brisbane’s Mater Mothers’ Hospital are being fed expressed milk just hours after being born as part of a program to improve health outcomes of...

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21
Feb

Mum’s milk is best for premature babies

Delaying cutting the umbilical cord on premature newborns is improving survival rates of babies born before full term, according to neonatal specialists at Australia’s...

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12
Jan

Delay improves survival rates for premature babies

The smallest and most premature baby born at Mater Mothers’ Hospital South Brisbane this year will spend Christmas in...

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20
Dec

Mater’s smallest baby a Christmas ‘miracle’ this year

Bringing their triplets home from hospital in time for Christmas is the best gift anyone could give to St George parents, Josephine and Cohen Nunn.

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14
Dec

Baby triplets home in time for first Christmas

Today, World Prematurity Day is held to honour the 1 in 10 babies born too soon, and those who lost their fight to survive.

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17
Nov

Giving our tiniest patients the best start to life

Baby Hugo Robert was so eager to meet his parents Candy and James, that he arrived into this world eight weeks early. Dr Julie Beak from Paedicare and Mater mum Candy Fung...

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28
Nov

When things don't go according to plan

Little Amira Alwesi endured a potentially life-threatening journey in utero before she entered the world and thanks to the lifesaving care she received at Mater Mothers'...

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02
Apr

Baby Amira survives serious complications in utero

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

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