Parenting

This mum is looking towards the future after losing her son to Group B Strep

Healthy Mummy Crystal Afitu defines strong, positive and optimistic! She shares her story on loss and looking forward.

“I gave birth to my beautiful son Mason James on March 31st this year, he later passed away the following day 1/4/18 due to contracting GBS (Group B Strep) in utero. We both were septic, I had an immune system to fight and survive, devastatingly he didn’t,” she said.

The Healthy Mummy community has helped Crystal and her family through this hard time.

crystalCrystal’s story

“It has been a very long 5 months and every day is unpredictable… I’m the heaviest I’ve been in many years & zero motivation to do anything about it…

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Katie Fowler

Katie is a yoga loving writer from Sydney's northern beaches. With a flair for healthy baking you can find her scouring Instagram for the latest take on raw brownies and trolling Pinterest for interior design inspiration!