The Rovers landlord learns he may have a devastating medical condition that could affect the health of his unborn children
If Steve McDonald didn’t have enough on his plate at the moment – having not only got his missus Michelle pregnant, but also Leanne – he’s sent reeling again when his dad, Jim, calls to tell him he’s been diagnosed with a genetic disorder that could be life-threatening to both Steve and his unborn children.
Will the health scare lead to Michelle finding out about Leanne’s baby?
Having received the distressing medical news, heartbroken Steve confides in Michelle, who is equally distraught
But will he pass on the health shock to his one-night stand, Leanne, who’s also pregnant with his child?
Meanwhile, Steve and Michelle decide to approach nurse Rana, to see what she can tell them about myotonic dystrophy, the muscle-wasting disorder Steve may be carrying
Will Rana persuade Steve to take a test to establish whether he has inherited the genetic condition?
Later, Leanne conceals her alarm when Michelle tells her there’s a chance Steve may have myotonic dystrophy
She immediately relays the news to Nick, telling him that their baby may be affected
When Leanne and Nick question Rana about the disease, she’s surprised they know about Steve and Michelle’s situation
Under pressure from Leanne, Michelle begs Steve to get himself tested for the disease. But will he? Watch Corrie from Monday, October 10