Mother with cancer faces impossible choice

Mother with cancer faces impossible choice

A pregnant mother of two has had to make an impossible choice – risk having her baby early so she could get a vital cancer medicine, or wait and risk leaving her two young sons without a mother.

The baby, born 12 weeks prematurely so her mother could be treated for cancer, has died.

Heidi Loughlin delayed treatment after discovering she had a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer.

In a moving poem posted on her blog, the mother told of the death of baby Ally.

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