Almost one-fifth of babies born at Mater will spend time in our Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU). 

These babies are often born premature, are very sick, or simply too small to go straight home with their parents.

Mater's specialist nurses and doctors are committed to giving all babies born and cared for at Mater the best possible start to life, but they need your help.


Can you help save a baby's life?

No matter your age, interests or resources, your help will benefit Queensland families. There are plenty of ways that you can contribute to the Mater Little Miracles community and help give Queensland’s tiniest and most vulnerable patients the best possible start to life.  

Babies like Lucas, who was born at just 28 weeks.


Here are the ways you can help support Mater's little miracles:


Your generous support will allow our specialist staff to continue giving the best possible start to life for all seriously ill and premature babies born at Mater. Thank you.

If you would like to find out more information about Mater Little Miracles please give us a call on 07 3163 8000 or email  


* Source: Mater 2014 Annual Review



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