Emmerdale spoilers! Stressed new mum Tracy finds a lump on her baby's tummy

Faith is playing the domestic goddess in Emmerdale

The struggling new mum panics when she notices something wrong with her tiny daughter Frankie

Emmerdale's new mum Tracy panics in the first of Thursday's episodes on ITV from 7pm (see our TV Guide for full listings).

With Nate (Jurell Carter) laid up since David (Matthew Wolfenden) ran over his foot, Tracy's (Amy Walsh) been carrying the load at home.

And looking after a newborn plus all the household chores is taking its toll on the knackered new mum.

Tracy feels under pressure in Emmerdale

Knackered Tracy soon has bigger things to worry about when she finds a lump on Frankie's tummy (Picture: ITV)

Already under strain, exhausted Tracy is blindsided when she notices a lump on her tiny daughter's tummy.

Choked with worry, she rushes Frankie to the doctors

Will the tot be OK?

Cathy uses April in Emmerdale

Cathy and April's plan for Ellis backfires (Picture: ITV)

Cathy and April listen in, cringing, when Ellis (Aaron Anthony) confronts Priya (Fiona Wade) about sweets.

He thinks his ex left him some of his favourites, and a note, on his doorstep. But it wasn't Priya… it was April who planted them on besotted Cathy's behalf!

Will Cathy's crush get exposed?

Mandy's in danger in Emmerdale

Is Mandy about to land her and Mack in huge danger? (Picture: ITV)

Elsewhere, Mandy (Lisa Riley) and Mack (Lawrence Robb) meet with Kev (Sean Croke) and pretty soon a dangerous situation has flared up thanks to the cash-strapped Dingle…

Emmerdale airs weeknights at 7pm on ITV, with an extra episode at 8pm on Thursdays - see our TV Guide for full listings.

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