Toni Street has revealed her desire to be a mother again, despite the devastating impact it may have on her health.
“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want another baby, which complicates things slightly,” the Seven Sharp host says in an exclusive interview with NEXT.
“I’d be pregnant right now if I could.”
The 33-year-old has only recently gone into remission from the life-threatening autoimmune disease Churg-Strauss syndrome.
When she went public with her diagnosis two years ago, she was open about the impact her treatment - at one point her doctors were considering a course of chemotherapy - was having on her.
While the birth of her two daughters, Mackenzie and Juliette, didn’t the cause the disease – her symptoms have been traced back to before she was married, when she suddenly developed both eczema and asthma – it was pregnancy that fast-tracked both the disease, and the diagnosis.
“This is absolutely the hardest decision we’ve ever had to make,” Toni says.
In the candid 8-page story, Toni reveals the risks her and husband Matt France have to weigh up, the role of surrogacy, the impact on her family, and what it could mean going forward as she juggles her roles on breakfast radio show on The Hits and Seven Sharp.
To read the full story, see the August issue of NEXT.