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Scots mum who thought she had 'baby blues' told she has terminal cervical cancer

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A mum who thought she was tired because of "baby blues" was devastated to discover she actually had terminal cervical cancer.Carrie Henderson, 40, noticed that something was wrong when she was "more tired" than usual after the birth of her fifth baby.And when she began having what she thought were very heavy periods, she put it down to her contraceptive implant 'running out'.

Tests later revealed she actually has cervical cancer which has now been declared terminal.The mum-of-five from Glasgow is now doing all she can to live long enough to see her children through school.

She wrongly believed after giving birth to her last child, now three, she'd had a smear test - and is pushing all women to check they are up to date.

Carrie said: "I was more tired than usual. I thought it might just be the baby blues but we went on a caravan holiday and I realised I was struggling to walk. "It was like shooting pains from my groin down my leg and my legs were feeling very heavy.

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