A selfless sibling is five months pregnant with her niece after her sister made the devastating decision to have her cervix removed.
Michela Nuno was left heartbroken when she discovered she had an adenocarcinoma, a type of cancerous tumour, on her cervix.
The 37-year-old made the tough decision to have the organ removed after giving birth.
After one year of trying for a third baby with husband, Alex, 38, Michela felt the risk of the cancer spreading was too great.
So she gave up on her dream of having a child naturally and began looking into surrogacy.