Philipa Rose "Pippa" Saunders
was a fictional character
in the show Home and Away
. She is named after Sally's adoptive mother, Pippa Ross
After discovering that Sally was suffering from cancer in 2001, it was also discovered that Sally couldn't have children. At the time, Sally had some of her eggs frozen.
After failed attempt with Sophie Simpson
being the surrogate mother, Leah Patterson offered and three quarters of a year later Pippa was born. However during Leah's pregnancy, the surrogacy had caused problems, with Flynn falling for Leah, and the fall out causing Jesse to split with Leah. Even the birth wasn't without drama, when Jesse and Leah had put their troubles behind them when Jesse had to drive Leah to hospital and then Sally and Flynn couldn't be found.
Since then, Pippa has gained a foster brother and sister in Ric Dalby and Cassie Turner and lost a father when Flynn died of cancer. With Mum Sally moving on to new love Brad Armstrong and him, along with 'Uncle Alf' moving into the Caravan Park, Pippa gained a whole new set of family members.
Pippa left Summer Bay with Sally and Cassie in April 2008.