Mater Mothers
03/24/2017 at 01:43. Facebook
Remember Baby Solomon? This gorgeous little boy has just turned one! ❤❤❤
Mater Mothers
yesterday at 00:03. Facebook
In 2017 we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Service at Mater. Mater's Birthing in our Community service supports Indigenous women accessing maternity services, aiming to ‘close the gap’ in maternal and infant health outcomes in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Birthing in our Community
Mater Mothers
03/22/2017 at 02:36. Facebook
2017 marks the 25th anniversary of Mater Volunteers. The year-long celebrations began today with a morning tea honouring volunteers just like Bill, a concierge at Mater Mothers'.
Mater Mothers
03/21/2017 at 01:23. Facebook
As we celebrate #HarmonyDay, Mater’s Refugee Midwifery Group Practice is celebrating their first anniversary. In the past 12 months, 150 women of a refugee background received healthcare, psycho-social support and resources prior to birthing at Mater Mothers’ Hospital.

Refugee Maternity Service
Mater Mothers
03/20/2017 at 06:52. Facebook
A HUGE heartfelt thanks to everyone who responded to our request for cuddle hearts We’ve been overwhelmed with generosity and support from as far away as America, to the hundreds of sewing groups across Australia! Who knew there were so many sewing groups?? If you've already completed your cuddle hearts, please send them in, however if you haven’t started your next batch, please wait as we...
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Would you have the knowledge and confidence to care for your baby in an emergency? More than 200 family members completed Mater Mothers’ First Aid for Babies course at the Essential Baby and Toddler Show. Parents left with the skills to identify, respond to and manage common infant injuries and emergencies. Contact us to book into our next course.

Mater Mothers - Mater Mothers' first aid for babies
“I have heard some nurses say that everyone has their own niche in nursing and that it will be that one place you find that you just love. For me it's working with babies and their families.” Emma Petersen, Graduate Nurse in Mater’s Neonatal Critical Care Unit Graduate Enrolled Nursing Program.

Graduate Spotlight - NCCU Graduate Enrolled Nursing Program - Mater Education
Did you visit us at the Essential Baby and Toddler Show? You could be the winner of our Essential Baby and Toddler Show gift hamper! ❤❤ The huge hamper includes our complete range of Mater Mothers' Hospitals maternity and baby care products, a Mater Little Miracles onesie, a Mater Mothers' Robe and muslin wrap, Proud Mater Dad socks, a Mater Mothers' mug, keep cup and plush toy. All worth a...
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Did you know Mater Mothers' Private Brisbane and Redlands patients can access a wider range of in-room entertainment options? In addition to high speed Wi-Fi, patients can access premium television options including the latest release movie channels and Foxtel.

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A beautiful skin to skin moment for Mater Mum @shortykass "Today I officially became a #twinmum, cuddling my two baby girls for the very first time together." Find out more about the benefits of skin to skin contact: [ Link ]
RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is a virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages and can hospitalise young and premature babies through complications like pneumonia.

With almost every infant exposed to RSV by 2 years old, Mater Mothers’ is part of a clinical trial to see if a vaccine for pregnant mothers can protect newborns from the virus.

RSV clinical trial for pregnant women
The drop off for women in science, as for many other industries, occurs mid-career, when many begin to start families. #InternationalWomensDay

"I’m a strong believer that lasting change in the workplace needs to begin with equality at home. My husband and I aren’t waiting until our nine-year-old son is old enough to understand a lecture about gender equality — we practise what we believe. We...
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Gender equality’s not brain surgery
Mater Mothers' neonatal nurse Alison Michaels feels honoured to be part of a family’s life while they are feeling their most vulnerable.
“It’s a time people shut down to the rest of the world due to the stress of having a little baby. It’s the biggest honour and privilege to be accepted into their lives at that time. I find it really inspirational working with babies and families and seeing...
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Mater Mothers’ Hospitals’ maternity and baby care products are on special at Woolworths now! Check if Mater Products are available at your local Woolworths: [ Link ]. Check if you can get Mater Products delivered to your door through Woolworths Online Shopping: [ Link ]. Offer ends 14th March 2017 unless sold out. Only at participating Woolworths Supermarkets.
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came to see us at The Essential Baby & Toddler Show this weekend. Hope you had as much fun as we did.
We met gorgeous 9 month old Peyton and mum Elyse this morning. Peyton was born 9 weeks early and spent time in our Neonatal Critical Care Unit ❤
Are you planning a trip to The Essential Baby & Toddler Show today? Come visit the Mater Mothers’ midwives and lactation consultants to discuss your journey through parenthood and assist with pregnancy, birth or newborn care related questions. You can also visit our first aid staff in The Advice Hub for questions on how to care for a baby or toddler in an emergency and find out how to book a...
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Bringing home a new baby can be an overwhelming experience, but you’re not alone. Mater Mothers’ parenting support centre provides guidance and assistance for all new parents after the birth of your baby. Help is at hand with expert support and advice around breastfeeding and feeding, sleep and settling, emotional health and wellbeing and infant interactions. We also offer group education...
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Mater Mothers - Mater Mothers’ Parenting Support Centre
If you’re heading to the The Essential Baby & Toddler Show this weekend drop by and say hi to the Mater Mothers’ obstetrics and paediatrics team.
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