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Mother Of Two Thought She Was Pregnant – Left Horrified After Discovering It Was Really A Huge Tumor

Perth mother of two, 27, thought she was pregnant – but she was left horrified after discovering what she believed was a child was really a huge tumor

A mother-of-two was forced to ‘give birth’ to a cancerous mass alone in the toilet after discovering her pregnancy bump was actually a tumor.

Lauren Knowles, from Perth, Western Australia, was heartbroken when she discovered at seven-weeks ‘pregnant’ her unborn baby was a deadly disease.

The mother-of-two, from Perth , Western Australia, was heartbroken when she discovered at seven-weeks 'pregnant' her unborn baby was a deadly disease

 

At 27-years-old, Lauren was elated when her pregnancy test read positive, however, after she noticed heavy spotting at seven and a half weeks she was sent for a scan.

She was given the news she was enduring a molar pregnancy – a cluster of cells known as gestational trophoblastic disease – and Lauren’s mass was cancerous.

Despite having the cancerous tissue removed and undergoing gruelling chemo, hair loss and relapsing, Lauren’s tumor continued to grow at an alarming rate.

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