Mater Mothers
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Are you a Mater mum preparing for back to school? Share your favourite Back to School photo for a chance to win one of six prize packs, containing a Mater Little Miracles activity book, Mater baby moisturiser and Artline Stix. Simply share your pics to our facebook page using #MaterBack2School. Competition closes 30 January 2017. Terms and conditions apply [ Bit.ly Link ]
Mater Mothers
01/17/2017 at 03:00. Facebook
With severe heatwave conditions forecast through southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales from Wednesday, we’ve asked our expert Mater Mothers' midwives for their tips when it comes to keeping your baby safe and comfortable in the heat.

Top tips for keeping baby cool in hot weather

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Mater Mothers
01/16/2017 at 01:12. Facebook
We are challenged within Catholic Health Australia. How do we provide reproductive medicine within the framework of our code of ethical standards? No more pressing is the challenge in the field of infertility.

Healthcare providers in this area acknowledge the deep suffering experienced by those with infertility. A suffering that often requires more than a series of therapeutic interventions...
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Reproductive medicine: A restorative model of care

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HUGE NEWS ... this Friday you can SAVE up to 50 per cent off your entry fee for the 2017 RACQ International Women's Day Fun Run/Walk that supports Mater Chicks in Pink! That's right, whether you're doing the 5km or 10km course, you'll be able to register for just $27.50 and do your part in supporting women with breast cancer.
Ever wondered how much ground a midwife covers in a typical shift? Mater Mothers’ Midwifery Unit Manager Beth (below right) asked two of her midwives, including Cara (pictured) to track their steps over a 24-hour period. The results? 19 641 steps!

That’s almost three times the national daily average of 7400 steps per Australian.
Could you or know someone who could be a Parent Aide Volunteer like Annette? For more than 35 years Mater Parent Aides, have volunteered to help more than 1000 families by providing much needed support and encouragement to mums and families caring for their babies and children.

Parent Aides give mountains of support

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Since 22 September 2016, the nurses and doctors of Mater Mothers' Hospital have been family for Sophie and Ben Saul, after baby Maddison was born 16 weeks early, weighing only 510 grams. On Friday little Maddison left hospital, after a long four months, finally joining sisters Indee and Ella at home in Calliope near Gladstone, Queensland. Photo and story courtesy Gladstone Observer.
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Sharing your favourite stories from 2016
Sharing your favourite stories from 2016
Mater's first baby of 2017 is little Athena Mazie!! Mum Gemma's due date was 27 December 2016, but obviously Athena wanted to party at exactly 2.23am! Weighing 3210g, this beautiful bundle is the first child for Gemma. Happy New Year
Sharing your favourite stories from 2016
Sharing your favourite stories from 2016
Sharing your favourite stories from 2016
Sharing your favourite stories from 2016

Back in May, Mater mum Amy had her second cuddle with baby Piper, who was born at 24 weeks. In the six weeks since Piper was born, it was the second time mum was able to hold her. Look at gorgeous Piper now!! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Seven years ago, parents Mark and Debbie spent Christmas at Mater Mothers' Hospital. Their newborn twins Jackson and Keira, born almost four months early, were being cared for in Mater's Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU). The twins spent 102 days in NCCU before they were well enough to go home. This morning, the family made a special visit to Mater to hand out gifts donated by the Calamvale...
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