Emmerdale spoilers: Laurel Thomas pregnant – but there's a heartbreaking twist


After heartfelt and tearful conversations, Laurel and Jai decide to have the CVS test, and the result they receive tells them the baby has Down’s syndrome.

After several deep and emotional discussions, the couple will decide to not proceed with the pregnancy. 

It comes after the soap chose to focus on many of the women in the UK who are facing, or have faced the same painful situation, of Laurel having a termination. 

The story will continue to run on screen featuring their sense of loss, upset and devastation following the abortion. 

Statistics show that annually around 40,000 women will be told there is a chance that their baby is not developing as expected. 


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