Mother Who Rejected Abortion After She was Diagnosed With Cancer, Now Cancer Free

Photo Credit: CBS A mother of six from Bayfield, Colorado, got great news this month after living with both joy and fear.

CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh first met Heather Choate when she was pregnant and diagnosed with breast cancer. January has been a month to remember for the young mother. She’s been excited about a new baby but worried about her own health. This week the whole family could finally celebrate.

CBS4 first met Ben and his wife when Heather was pregnant with her sixth child — but it was different.

“We were 10 weeks along when we found out that I had breast cancer,” Heather said.

The Choates say they were told to end the pregnancy for Heather’s sake, but the 29-year-old mother said she’d rather die. (Read more about the mother who rejected abortion HERE)

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