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Sally Obermeder announces she’s expecting baby no.2 via surrogacy

The TV personality was told having children naturally could cause the cancer to return, but she was determined to expand her family.

By Elizabeth Best
Cancer survivor Sally Obermeder was told that having a baby could mark the return of the disease she fought so hard to beat.
But the TV personality has just announced she’s expecting her second child with her husband Marcus via surrogacy!
Not one to take no for an answer the 42-year-old was determined to give her daughter Annabelle Grace a little sister.
And when natural pregnancy proved to be too dangerous, she found another way.
Sally posted this heartwarming picture to confirm their happy news.
“Yes, it’s true,” Sally announced, next to an adorable family photo on Instagram.
“Thrilled to bits to share that @marcusobermeder and I are adding to our family thanks to the most incredible surrogate.”
We bet Annabelle can't wait to begin big sister duties.
In the picture, little Annabelle holds up a sign that says “I’m going to be a big sister!”
Everyone in the family photo looks overjoyed, smiling from ear to ear.
Sally has always spoken about her desire for a large family.
Before her cancer struck, Sally had hoped to have three children.
“I acknowledge that I’m extremely lucky to have one child ... But the yearning and desire to be a mum again is so strong and it has not passed,” The Daily Edition host previously said.
“Before I was sick I always pictured I would have two or three children, if I was lucky enough, and I still want that for Annabelle.”
Sally confessed she really wanted extra siblings for her little girl.
The TV host said she will be opening up about emotional roller-coaster ride on Channel Seven’s Sunday Night.
Following her troubled first pregnancy and battle with breast cancer in 2011, Sally also suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage and the loss of her mother-in-law.
Watch Sally’s emotional journey so far in the video below. Post continues.
Sally is thrilled that she can finally achieve her dream via surrogacy, without endangering her life.
“A miscarriage and the loss of Marcus’ beautiful mum leaves us heartbroken,” she revealed on social media at the time.
“But also all the more grateful for the love and the family that we do have and here’s to a hope filled 2016.”
And it looks like the family have something pretty special to look forward to indeed!
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