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Mater offers free breastfeeding support for Springfield mums

Guy Hazlewood March 20, 2024 2 min read

New mums in the Greater Springfield region are being offered free breastfeeding information, education and support from an experienced lactation consultant at Mater Health Hub, Springfield. International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Kate Maynard is offering both antenatal and postnatal support for parents and their babies to develop breastfeeding skills and overcome feeding challenges. Ms Maynard…

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A new hysterectomy procedure known as vNOTES has been performed at Mater Private Hospital Springfield for the first time.

Revolutionary hysterectomy surgery comes to Springfield

Daniel Bouwmeester January 13, 2024 3 min read

A new hysterectomy procedure that leaves no scars and causes little pain has been performed at Mater Private Hospital Springfield for the first time. The minimally invasive surgery, known as Vaginal Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (vNOTES), involves using specialised instruments through the vagina and into the pelvic cavity. The new procedure is now performed…

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