Mum ‘can’t wait for chemo’ after birth

Media captionHeidi Loughlin is looking brazen to starting chemo for her assertive breast cancer now her daughter Ally Louise Smith has been safely innate by C-section

A mom who gave birth to her daughter 12 weeks early in sequence to be treated for cancer says she “can’t wait to start chemo”.

Ally Louise Smith was innate by C-section on Friday weighing only 2lb 5oz after her mother, Heidi Loughlin, was told she had to move her diagnosis forward.

Ms Loughlin, 33, told BBC Points West Ally was “doing amazingly well”.

“I wish to fast-forward now until Mar when she will be entrance home and my chemo will be over,” she told a BBC.

‘Light as toast’

Photographs of Ally, who is being treated in a neo natal complete caring unit, were expelled on Tuesday.

Ms Loughlin, a Metropolitan Police officer, from Portishead, north Somerset, told BBC Points West: “It’s roughly like lifting a square of toast, that’s how small she feels.”

“She came out crying, that we unequivocally didn’t design since she is so little.”