Hastings woman Alyse Aldridge, 26, wants to be a mum some day.

But to do so, she will have to face a moral dilemma. Would she discard her baby?

Aldridge carries a gene mutation that makes her, and potentially her children, highly susceptible to cancer.

She is now grappling with whether to have a Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) procedure, which genetically tests her embryos and safeguards her future children from inheriting the gene.


It's also a process that, had Aldridge's parents known about it and gone through it, would have meant she would not exist.

Alyse Aldridge of Hastings talks about the BRCA gene mutation.

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