Mother who was told to abort her child after being diagnosed with cancer gambles on life-saving operation and gives birth to a healthy daughter

Diane Mullineux and baby Nancie who was born after Diane discovered she had cervical cancer

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Just days after she found out she was pregnant, she was given the news that she had developed cervical cancer

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Diane Mullineux and baby Nancie partner Nicky – pictured in hospital shortly after Nancie’s birth

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Thanks to a successful surgery after an anxious few months she gave birth to her daughter safely and now she is completely free from the disease

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Diane said she was still having to pinch herself to realise that both she and her daughter had made it

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