Coronation Street fans were left worried that Monday night’s episodes have marked the start of Sinead Tinker’s cervical cancer storyline.
Viewers took to Twitter to voice their concerns as the pregnant Underworld seamstress started bleeding and feared she was losing her baby.
After an argument with Carla Connor about using some of the factory’s silk to mend a jacket for Cathy, Sinead was called into the office at work for a chat with her boss.
But just as Carla apologised for coming down on her so hard after Daniel revealed Sinead was in the family way, Sinead confessed she thought she might be spotting.
After being rushed to hospital, it seemed the baby was in the clear after tests confirmed all was well.
However as Daniel arrived to be by his fiancee’s side, it turned out the doctors wanted to do more tests on the expectant mum.
Fans saw this as the start of the cervical cancer storyline that is set to hit Sinead in the coming months…
According to Metro.co.uk this is just the first of many times Sinead has bleeding in her pregnancy and eventually doctors will discover a life-altering diagnosis.
A source reportedly told the website: “Sinead and Daniel have everything to look forward to but this diagnosis will shatter everything.
“Sinead will learn that she has cervical cancer and it will leave her with some impossible decisions to confront.
“Can she and Daniel stick together and will she survive? It all remains to be seen – but it’s destined to be emotional.”
This isn’t the first time Coronation Street has covered a harrowing cervical cancer storyline. Alma Baldwin died of the same cancer back in 2001 in a storyline that was particularly controversial at the time.
Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV.
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