My name is Zahra, which means beautiful, bright, brilliant, and shining in Arabic. My papa and mama would often say, I was all this and much more. My life has been only about love and play, and this is my story.
Chloe was Jo and Allan's first child. Jo had a healthy pregnancy and uneventful birth. When Chloe was 6 weeks old they were referred to the Metabolic Clinic at the Women's and Children's Hospital in Adelaide.
Bethany sees the impact of mito as her sister lives with a type of mitochondrial disease called MERRF syndrome (Myoclonic Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibres). Bethany hopes that with mitochondrial donation, she can have a family free of this horrible genetic condition.