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.