Mater Mothers’ Hospitals are renowned for providing high quality maternity services for women and families across Queensland, and beyond. Mater Mothers’ Hospital at Mater Hill in South Brisbane offers services for women and families who do not have health insurance. These services are provided in partnership with the Queensland Government to ensure a high level, integrated tertiary service for women and babies which includes... [Read More]
Childbirth is a wonderful experience for mothers, fathers, support partners and families.
Your baby may express their pain in different ways such as in their facial ...
Rooming-in helps to build your confidence in caring for your baby, while still having support from nursing staff.
This brochure explains ways that both you and our staff can keep your baby safe.
Occurs unexpectedly during childbirth and happens when the baby's shoulders become stuck behind the mother’s pelvic bone.
This brochure explains the benefits of Kangaroo Mother Care for you and your baby.
There is a significant amount of research that supports mothers and babies being together skin-to-skin immediately after birth.
Ensure that anybody who cares for your baby uses the safe sleeping guidelines when settling your baby to sleep.
Consuming alcohol during pregnancy and breastfeeding can harm your baby.
Pregnancy, birthing and parenting a baby can be a wonderful experience, there can also be lots of changes, mixed emotions, stresses.
Many women will experience back pain in labour.
Many women involuntarily leak small amounts of urine. When leaks become frequent this is called urinary incontinence.
Mater Health supports women in their choice to have support people including a doula.
Looking for signs that a baby may be at risk of having a chromosome abnormality.
The Mater Centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine provides care for women with complex pregnancies.
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