2019 Mercy Health Foundation Ball supporting mothers and babies


The annual Mercy Health Foundation Ball, which took place last Friday 31 May 2019, were joined by over 400 guests at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.

The Ball is held to support Mercy Health Foundation and raise significant awareness and funds for Mercy Perinatal. Mercy Perinatal is co-directed by Prof. Susan Walker and Prof. Stephen Tong. Prof Walker is the Head of Department, and Prof. Tong is the Head of Translational Obstetrics Group,  Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne.

Mercy Perinatal strives to keep little hearts beating for the first 300 days after conception. Developmentally these first nine months are arguably the most important months of our whole lives.