“I had a follow up Oncology appointment last week and we have concluded that the treatment isn’t working to a satisfactory level.
“Now ordinarily we would now switch treatments immediately and thus I’d be having the next stuff along with a miracle drug called Herceptin.
“However, me being me, I don’t like to make things easy for people and we have this little matter of the baby. Babies and Herceptin don’t mix.
“This means the baby will be 12 weeks early. This is absolutely terrifying.
“Also what is terrifying is that if I stay pregnant until New Year’s Eve as originally planned then there’s a pretty good chance I’ve missed my window of potential cure.
“Realistically I’ve got to make a decision that encompasses everyone. I absolutely need to be here for my children.
Heidi Loughlin is pregnant and fighting breast cancerHeidi Loughlin is pregnant and fighting an aggressive form of breast cancer. She’s about to give birth to her third child 12 weeks early to give them both the best chance of survival.
Posted by BBC Points West on Tuesday, December 8, 2015