Mitochondrial disease (mito) can impact people of all ages. When we discuss ‘you’ or ‘your’ in these resources, we are including your child, family member, or friend living with or impacted by mito.

Navigate and learn about genetics and mito, begin by exploring the foundations of genetics to enhance your understanding of terminology.

Genetics and mito

Genetics and mito (1)

Information on how genetic changes cause mito.

Genetic testing and mito

Genetic testing and mito

Information on genetic testing for mito including types of tests and the benefits.

Genetic counselling and mito

Genetic Counselling and mito

Information on genetic counselling for mito including what to expect.

Options for building your family

Options for building your family banner

Information to understand reproductive options when your are affected by mito.