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April 22 – Planning for Pregnancy Info Night

The Mater Hospital invites you to an information night covering the A – Z of preparing for pregnancy. Four of the Mater’s expert obstetricians – Dr Evelyn Chia, Dr Sarah Woodbury, Dr Karen Sheng and Dr Bronwyn Devine – will touch on everything women and couples planning to have a baby need to know about…

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Breastfeeding Clinic Now Open!

Mater Maternity is pleased to announce our new Feeding Support Clinic. The Clinic supports postnatal women through their breastfeeding journey after leaving hospital. The Clinic will be run by experienced International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, Denise Condon and Alannah Fitzmaurice, who both currently work at the Mater Hospital. The Clinic is open to Mater patients…

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Feb 3 – Grandparents Information Evenings Resume

February 3, 2021 – Monthly Grandparents Information Evening Grandparents play a unique role in family life and in recognition of their special contribution, the Mater has designed an educational programme which examines changes in maternity care, describes current baby care practices, as well as exploring means by which grandparents can provide support and nurture for…

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December 2 – First Trimester Webinar: What To Expect

Join us at our Mater Maternity First Trimester Webinar: What To Expect Webinar. Hear from some of our obstetricians about what you can expect during your first trimester of pregnancy. Guest Speakers: Dr Adam Mackie Dr Neil Campbell Dr Ebony Wong Date: Wednesday December 2 Time: 7 – 8:30pm Registration Link: Click Here  

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Upcoming Maternity Tour Q&A Sessions

Join us online and view our free virtual Mater Maternity Tour Q&A. Following the tour, you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have to some of our senior Mater Maternity staff. Upcoming Q&A Sessions Join us online and view our free virtual Mater Maternity Tour Q&A. Following the tour, you will…

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Preparing for Pregnancy: meet the experts – 26 February

The Mater Private Hospital – one of Sydney’s leading maternity Hospitals – invites you to a free information night covering the A to Z of preparing for pregnancy, for women and couples planning to have a baby. Two of the Mater’s expert obstetricians – Dr Karen Sheng and Dr Sean Burnet – will touch on…

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Maternity Tours – new times

From 11 March, Mater Hospital is increasing its precautionary measures aimed at minimising the risk to patients, visitors and staff with regard to COVID-19. Our measures are in line with Australian Government advice in relation to self-isolation and health and aged care sector worker exclusions, and travel warnings.We are therefore cancelling all Maternity Tours until…

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New dedicated Obstetric Theatre

Today we opened a new dedicated obstetric operating theatre located adjacent to the delivery suite – which in many respects provides us with the final component in offering a fully integrated Maternity service. Although the majority of women tend to have an uncomplicated and natural birth, a number of mothers encounter problems requiring a caesarean…

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Mandarin Antenatal & Parenting Classes

Mandarin antenatal and parenting classes commence July 2018, presented by one of our Mater midwives.  If you would like to attend please contact our Booking office on 9900 7690 for more details. Read more about our education classes.

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Transforming the meal time experience for patients

Mater Hospital Sydney is transforming the meal-time experience for patients – from May 2017 we will offer full room service for all meals. The first Hospital to introduce room-service in NSW, patients will no longer receive meals at a set time each day, nor will they need to select their meals a day in advance.…

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Maternity Tours every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 2.00pm

Our Maternity Tours are proving to be so popular that we are now running tours of our maternity facilities every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. No need to book, just meet us in the Hospital Foyer at 2.00pm Delivery Suite Postnatal Rooms Special Care Nursery General Nursery Opportunity to ask questions

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New single lounge in each postnatal room

Mater Maternity now has special lounge chairs in every single postnatal room which convert into a comfortable, fully-flat bed (similar to business class flights). This means all dads can now stay overnight. The cost is $60 per night and includes dinner and breakfast. They can stay one, two or every night! And we still have…

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Maternity tours every Sunday @ 2.00pm

We are now running tours of our maternity facilities every Sunday. No need to book, just meet us in the Hospital Foyer at 2.00pm Delivery Suite Postnatal Rooms Special Care Nursery General Nursery Opportunity to ask questions

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New Special Care Nursery – world’s best practice

The Mater Hospital North Sydney‘s new North West Extensions was officially opened by Dame Marie Bashir on Monday 1st June 2015. The new wing provides facilities which transforms the Mater into one of the best equipped and most advanced private hospitals in Australia. The new Extensions features a dedicated Special Care Nursery with 16 individual…

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Friends of the Mater fund new Special Care Nursery

At a ceremony on Monday 19th May at the Mater Hospital, Dr Keith Hartman AM, Chair of The Friends of the Mater Foundation, presented a cheque for $4,357,520 to Mr Paul Robertson AM, Chair of St Vincent’s Health Australia. This very significant donation will cover the total cost of the new Newborn Nursery, to be…

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Mater ranks in Australia’s top 10

The Mater Hospital has been ranked as one of the top 10 hospitals in Australia by HCF, the largest not-for-profit health insurer, in both hospital satisfaction and medical team satisfaction! As part of its drive towards greater transparency in the delivery of health and medical services, HCF, has today released summary results of its survey…

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New bubs follow in mothers’ footsteps at the Mater

The Mosman Daily – 30 August 2012 When Colette Broekman and Camille Walker gave birth to healthy babies last week, they knew their little angels were in safe hands. Dr Keith Hartman, a leading obstetrician at North Sydney’s Mater Hospital, delivered the bubs almost 30 years after he had safely delivered the two mums. The…

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Mater Maternity voted No.1 in NSW

The Medibank Private Maternity Experience Index evaluated the experiences of over 2,000 patients who have recently given birth in private hospitals across Australia, allowing parents to rate hospital performance, environment, staff and support throughout the pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. Surveyed topics in the Maternity Index range from pre-admission care such as antenatal classes and…

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David Faktor, Public Affairs Manager


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