At Mater, every baby born and cared for is affectionately known as a ‘Mater little miracle’.
The birth of a newborn is one of the happiest and most beautiful moments in life for mothers and their families, but sadly not all pregnancies are without complications.
These families turn to Mater—Australia’s largest maternity care provider –a leader in neonatal critical care with integrated services that extend from pre-pregnancy to the first 1,000 days of a baby’s life.
Every year more than 2,000 very ill and premature babies receive round-the-clock specialist care from the team in Mater Mothers' Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU).
But these tiny babies need your help too.
With the help of donations from the community, Mater clinicians and researchers continue to improve outcomes for our tiniest and most vulnerable patients.
Your support of Mater Little Miracles will help us invest in life-saving research, care and equipment to make sure that all babies –including more than 50 each year who rely on state-of-the-art ventilators to keep their tiny lungs breathing- have the best possible start to life.