How to tell a child you're going to die
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Cancer victim Heidi Loughlin counselled on talking about death

A mother with terminal cancer says it has been difficult telling her children that she is going to die.

Heidi Loughlin, from North Somerset, was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer last year and has been told she has two-and-a-half years to live.

At the start of Children's Grief Awareness Week, she met with cancer counsellor Gwen Rogerson, from the charity We Hear You, to find out how to she can tell her children she is dying.

  • 17 Nov 2016
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