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In May 2016 Elle Halliwell, the young, dynamic and hugely popular Daily Telegraph Fashion and Entertainment Reporter, was diagnosed with leukaemia. A few days later, just as she was telling friends and family about the grim diagnosis, she found out she was four weeks pregnant.
She was faced with an impossible choice: either terminate her unborn baby and begin the treatment that gave her the best chance of survival, or continue with the pregnancy and delay effective intervention for her cancer, a course that could lead to her death.
Elle chose her baby over herself, a mother's choice. Her memoir details her illness, her pregnancy, and against all the odds, the ultimate triumph of giving birth to her son in December 2016. Now on the road to recovery, and the mother of a beautiful boy, Elle has discovered a new passion for nutrition and healthy living. Her journey, hard and painful though it was, has made her more determined than ever to live well and enjoy life to the full for the sake of her family.
A Mother's Choice is compelling, moving and inspiring.
It's easy to tell that Elle is a journalist. So well written. I laughed and I cried. What an amazing young woman.
Great read, I laughed, cried and was inspired. Well writen
What an amazing story and so well written. I loved it and couldn't put it down. It's great we can still follow Elle's story by following her instagram and Facebook.
ISBN: 9781760632779 ISBN-10: 1760632775 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 256 Published: 24th April 2018 Publisher: Allen & Unwin Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3
Weight (kg): 0.68