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British YouTuber Grace Victory, 30, is in a coma with Covid a day after giving birth

British YouTuber Grace Victory, 30, is in a coma with Covid a day after doctors were forced to deliver her first child two months early

  • The social media star caught the virus two weeks ago while heavily pregnant
  • Her condition worsened and doctors induced the birth on Christmas Eve
  • Grace was placed in an induced coma on Christmas Day after deteriorating 

YouTube star Grace Victory is in a coma with Covid the day after she gave birth to a baby boy.

The British social media star, 30, caught the virus two weeks ago while pregnant with her first child.

She developed mild symptoms but her condition started to deteriorate.

YouTube star Grace Victory is in a coma with Covid the day after she gave birth to a baby boy

The British social media star, 30, caught the virus two weeks ago while pregnant with her first child

The British social media star, 30, caught the virus two weeks ago while pregnant with her first child

 

Doctors decided the baby, which was not due until February, should be induced on Christmas Eve.

The baby was born healthy but a day later Grace was taking into intensive care after developing breathing problems.

The YouTuber has since been placed in an induced coma as she continues to battle the virus.

Grace, from High Wycombe, won fans with her candid videos addressing tough topics such as eating disorders and mental health.

She developed mild symptoms but her condition started to deteriorate as she suffered breathing problems

She developed mild symptoms but her condition started to deteriorate as she suffered breathing problems

Doctors decided the baby, which was not due until February, should be induced on Christmas Eve

Doctors decided the baby, which was not due until February, should be induced on Christmas Eve

A post on her Instagram page on Monday read: ‘As you guys know, Grace gave birth on Christmas Eve to a beautiful baby boy, who is currently doing so well, he’s incredible.

‘We love him so much. Grace developed Covid-19 two weeks ago and although her symptoms were mild at first, they worsened as the days went on. 

‘Which meant they had to deliver the baby as soon as possible, as she was just too unwell to carry on with the pregnancy.

A message posted on Grace’s Instagram page on Monday told her followers she was in a stable condition

The YouTuber, pictured with boyfriend Lee, has since been placed in an induced coma as she continues to battle the virus

The YouTuber, pictured with boyfriend Lee, has since been placed in an induced coma as she continues to battle the virus

Grace, from High Wycombe, won fans with her candid videos addressing tough topics such as eating disorders and mental health

Grace, from High Wycombe, won fans with her candid videos addressing tough topics such as eating disorders and mental health

‘Grace was admitted into intensive care on Christmas Day due to issues with her breathing & therefore they had to make the decision of placing her into an induced coma, to give her body the rest it needs, in order to recover.’

The message ended: ‘She’s currently stable but please keep her in your thoughts & prayers.

‘We Love her so, so much and we know she’ll come out of this stronger than ever. She has dedicated her whole career to healing people, we now ask that you pray, to heal her.’ 

The message was signed: ‘Grace’s Family & bubba x.’

Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock wrote: ‘Sending you so much love to you all,’ and Geordie Shore’s Holly Hagan said: ‘Sending so much love to you all.’ 

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